Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence

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Islamic Texts Society, 1991 - Islam - 417 pages
This book offers a detailed presentation of the theory of Muslim law (usul al-figh). Often regarded as the most sophisticated of the traditional Islamic disciplines, Muslim jurisprudence is concerned with the way in which the rituals and laws of religion are derived from the Qur'an and the Sunna - the precedent of the Prophet. Revelation, which is given to man to restore unity and help him achieve a just and devout order in society as well as in the soul, must be interpreted so as to render it practicable in every culture, while not betraying its spirit and immutable provisions. To achieve this, additional sources of legal authority are recognized, including consensus (ijma), analogical deduction (qiyas), public interest (maslaha) and local customary precedent (urf). In employing these, the jurist guards the five principles which it is the purpose of Islamic law to uphold, namely, the right to life, sound mind, property, lineage and religion.

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This is the best book never ever seen... I was remember when I was Muslim University of Morogoro we use this book and it was helpful to us... Much respect to you sir Hashim Kamali and Allah may give you a much & more knowledge to write and publish more books as you can. 😅😅😅😅😅.... It is me Obedi M. Ngilisho from Tanzania  

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About the author (1991)

Dr. Mohammad Hashim Kamali is Professor of Law at the International Islamic University of Malaysia.

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