Fiqh Essays

  • Al Istisna Essay

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    really concern about the existence of this principle. So, no wonder, nowadays there are many people still confused about this principle. In this study, I will describe the concept of al-istisna by Islamic law as well as I will compare istisna in Islamic fiqh muamalat with conventional system which is practiced by banks nowadays. As we know, that the conventional banking system was produced a lot of economic products same as istisna concept. So, in this study, I will disclosure and explain all perspectives

  • Essay On Shafi I School Of Thought

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    of usul al-fiqh/Madh’hab (El Shamsy and Zysow). Born in Gaza, Palestine year 767 CE (Common Era), Imam Shafi’i had memorized the Quran by age seven and was studying usul al-fiqh (study of principles and sources that Islamic jurisprudence is based on) and obtaining knowledge of Islam through jurisprudence. At the young age of thirteen, Imam al-Shafi’i began studying fiqh, which is comprehension, understanding and jurisprudence in Islam, under Imam Malik, a highly respected scholar of fiqh in Sunni Islam

  • Schacht and the Origins of Muhammadan Jurisprudence

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    Joseph Schacht was perhaps one of the more controversial Western scholars on Islamic law. Although his work, The Origins of Muhammadan Jurisprudence, was originally received with some measure of critical acclaim, over time, scholars have attempted to redress the controversial underpinnings of his theory on the nature of prophetic authority in the centuries after Mohammad’s death. At the heart of Schacht’s argument is the idea that legal traditions ostensibly stemming from Mohammad were in fact created

  • Imam Abu Hanifah (ra)

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    al-Fadl Amir ibn Wasila, four Sahaabis (Radi-Allahu ta'ala anhum). He learned 'ilm al-fiqh from Hammad ibn Abi Sulaiman. He enjoyed the companionship of many notables of the Tabi'een, and of Imam Ja'far as-Sadiq (Rahimahu Allahu Ta'ala). He memorized innumerable Ahadith. He was brought up so as to become a great judge, but he became an imam al-madhhab. He had a superior, and amazingly keen intellect. In 'ilm al-fiqh, he attained an unequalled grade in a short time. His name and fame became worldwide

  • Sheikh Muhammed Al Deen Al-Albania: A Lifelong Islamic Scholar

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    and a set of keys to the library to pursue his education. All the while he worked on and edited more than 300 works which would later become significant to other Hadith scholars. In his career, the Sheik published and printed many times his book on fiqh called Tahdheer-us-Saajid min Ittikhaadh al-Quboor Masaajid, the translated title called “Warning the Worshipper against taking Graves as a Place of Worship”. He also r=mentioned and referenced hadith from a

  • Analog and Consensus of Islamic Religion

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    As one of the Islamic tradition, the creation of the law was a significant accomplishment in Islamic history. After the disordered period when the numerous schools of religious law emerged, a unified jurisprudence -- “Shari’a” finally was established in the tenth century. The term of “Shari’a” used to refer to the path leading to the water hole in the desert; now, it represented the rules that Muslims needed to follow, which means the Islamic law. Followed by the emergence of “Shari’a”, Sunni experienced

  • The Four Main Schools of Muslim Law

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    There are four main schools of law that we discussed over the course of the semester. The first one is called Hanafi. This school is the oldest one and most was most influenced by a man named Abu Hanifah, who believed in personal liberty and the right to equality. Unlike most other legal schools Hanafi’s believe in gender equality and support a woman’s right to make her own decisions. For instance, they believe a woman has a right to make her own financial decisions. As one of the most widely supported

  • Homosexuality: The Qur An And Prophet Muhammad

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    Njoki Coleman Religion 1101.3 Dr. Taylor 18 April 2014 Islam and Homosexuality Introduction The views of homosexuality vary all around the world. Some countries accept it, some tolerate it, and others are not so forgiving. In Islam, homosexuality is not a sin; it’s considered a crime under the Islamic law. The Islamic laws view on homosexuality as a sin is formed from the writings of the Qur’an and Prophet Muhammad. In this research paper, I analyze the connection between Islam and homosexuality

  • conflict

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    Whether decisions in Syariah Courts can be reviewed by ordinary courts. The coexistence of the civil courts and the Syariah Courts creates jurisdictional problems and the possibility of conflicting decisions.. In some cases, issues relating to Islamic law came upon the civil courts and common law was applied common law to the exclusion of Islamic law. In the case of Ainan bin Mahmud v Syed Abu Bakar bin Habib Yusoff & Others , it was held that the Evidence Enactment overrides the rule of Islamic

  • Islamic Law - Questions and Answers

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    1. What is the difference between shari’a and fiqh? The difference between the Sharī’ah and fiqh is best illustrated by their function in Islamic law. The Sharī’ah is the law according to the way God wants Muslims to live. Ideals and Realities of Islam 94. It is derived from the Qur’ān. Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence 14. The Qur’ān is the spoken word of God given to Muslims by the prophet. Id. It follows that the Sharī’ah “is the ideal pattern for the individual’s life and the Law which

  • Summary Of Radical Reform By Tariq Ramadan

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    a next level through his books. Let’s begin this paper with my view in his book on Radical Reform. This book is a quite “heavy book” because the discussion is very critical and specific in many ways. Luckily, I have a basic background in Arabic and Fiqh term so easy for me to digest what he is trying to convey but it might be different

  • Islamic Roots of the Millet System

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    Hadith and ‘Fiqh, show that religious coercion (“‘ikrâh”) ... ... middle of paper ... ...on 22 July 2013. Accessed on April 16 2014 at http://psc.sagepub.com/content/39/8/733 - EMON Anver M., “The Limits of Constitutionalism in the Muslim world: History and Identity in Islamic Law”, New-York Law School, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Research Paper Series 08-09, 37 pages. Accessible at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=[1086767] - MUDDATHIR Abd Al-Rahim, “The Development of Fiqh in the modern

  • What Is Imam Malik?

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    Malik bin Anas bin Malik bin Abi Amir al-Asbahi is known as Imam Malik. He is the Sheikh of Islam and Imam of the Abode of Emigration . His patronymic filial name is Abu ‘Abdillah. Imam Malik also known as Imam Darul-Hijrah and Al-Madni. He was born in Madinah. There are so many speculation among the historians relating to the precise year of his birth. Some of the historians said Imam Malik was born in the year 93 A.H. but some of them said he was born in year 94 A.H. Regarding his physical features

  • Religions Justice was Introduced with the Abrahamic Monotheistic Religions

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    Prior to the establishment of the Abrahamic monotheistic religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) religious justice was a muddled picture. In the polytheistic religions, gods each had their own interests, which often conflicted with the interests of other gods. “The belief in one god allowed the Abrahamic religions setup a fundamentally different dynamic in ethics; the dichotomous distinction between right and wrong.” (Stark, 2001). Human actions no longer served one god or another’s interests

  • Ethnographic Studies Essay

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    In the field of academia, ethnographic studies are often overlooked as a serious source and reviewed as literature for the mass populace. Because of the often common language, fluid writing styles, format, and production of typical ethnographies, it is much more appealing and attainable to popular culture than the research within a scholarly journal or anthology. Although, perhaps instead of deeming ethnographic work unworthy of a scholarly title due to the appeal it possess, historians should relish

  • Difference Between Art And Islamic Art

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    Culture or Islamic culture can be defined as written works of myths in literature and forming new ideas. The works of theology or “Quran Exegesis” are the elements and concepts in Islam. Islam can be compared most to religion than culture. In the reading we need to know what is Islamic culture and how does Islamic make a connection with Islam. Between religion and culture there is a question that is asked. Is Islamic art a real thing and if it is what is Islamic about it? The issue of where to discover

  • Definition Of The Al Ijarah Thumma Al-Bay (AITAB)

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    1.1 Definition of the Al- Ijarah Thumma Al- Bay' (AITAB) Under common law, a hire-purchase transaction is a contract whereby one party that is "the owner" leases goods on "hire" to "the hirer" and agrees that the hirer may either return the goods when he no longer needs them and terminate the lease, or elect to purchase the goods on completion of the necessary payments agreed in the contract (Salleh Buang, 2001). In simple words, a hire-purchase transaction is lease and has an option to buy at the

  • Avicenna Research Paper

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    The study of the Quran and the Hadith thrived in such a scholarly atmosphere. Philosophy, Fiqh and theology (kalaam) were further developed, most noticeably by Avicenna and his opponents. About 100 treatises were ultimately ascribed to Avicenna. Some of them are tracts of a few pages. Others are works extending through several volumes. His

  • Divine Human Relationship Essay

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    The divine-human relation requires humans to fulfill certain actions to fulfil their devotion. Scholars classified action according to its legal and ethical values which impacted the individual responsibilities of humans towards themselves, each other, and their Creator. There are numerous places in the Quran that connected action (‘amal) with faith (imān). For example, the phrase “those who believe and do the righteous acts” was repeated 57 times. Belief to a Muslim is not enough by itself; the

  • Sexual Ethics And Islam Summary

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    female bodies in the Quran as well as a discussion of the Prophet’s marriage to Aisha. Each chapter analyses tensions between ancient and modern interpretations of Islamic law, and primarily she shows how the conservative tradition as exemplified in the fiqh and tafsir books fail to address the fundamental assumptions of patriarchy and hierarchy that undergird law and practice closely relating to gender