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Author: Aria Nakissa

Ends of the Sharīʿa ” ( Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿa ) (see Hallaq 1997; Emon 2010; Opwis 2010). Jurists also tacitly presume that every Sharīʿa rule is based on God’s (true) beliefs (i.e., knowledge/ ʿilm ) about the world. Consider the rule which mandates an amputation punishment for theft as a means of

In: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion

Egypt , Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995, p. 147. 10 ) Pollard, Nurturing the Nation.. , p. 104; Russell, Creating the New Egyptian Woman… , p. 122. 11 ) At least two (indigenously founded and run) girls’ schools, Ahliah (the Syrian National Girls’ School), and the Maqasid Islamic Benevolent

In: Social Sciences and Missions
Author: Willis Jenkins

then from four tools used to uncover new resources in the law: qiyas (analogy), maslahah (public good), maqasid (purposes of the law), and ijtihad (exercise of personal reason). 1. Qur’an and Sunna as Environmental Texts Some essays in Islamic environmental texts are almost as much Qur’anic quotation

In: Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology
Author: Ofer Elior

studies, a certain conception of this affinity was held by several readers of Alghazali’s Intentions of the Philosophers ( Maqāṣid al-falāsifah ) in the West, specifically among Provençal, Spanish and Italian Jews. 4 It may be explicated as follows: the Intentions and the ideas of Avicenna (d. 1037

In: Zutot
Author: Uriya Shavit

these objectives through a broad approach to maslaha (a maslaha is an act that safeguards the primary objectives, or maqasid , of the Lawgiver) as a means to legitimize the prohibited. They also encourage searching within the four schools of law and beyond them to find the most lenient answer. 6

In: Journal of Muslims in Europe
Author: Asif Mohiuddin

with regard to its definition, methods of interpretation, legal instruments, the applicability of laws, priorities of the objectives ( maqāsid ) of the sharīʿah and the principles of analogical reasoning ( qiyās ). Regarding ijmāʿ , some scholars argue that it was not a doctrine of law in the early

In: Religion and Theology
Author: Florian Zemmin

to the concept of maqāṣid (goals, purposes). Conventional Islamic legal theory knows five overarching maqāṣid , to which all concrete norms are subservient: the protection of religion, life, intellect, lineage, and property. 110 Ironically, in pre-modern times the concept of maqāṣid served to

In: Journal of Religion in Europe
Author: Anna M. Gade

, the present and future state of the biosphere is given legal primacy. Ecology is theorized to be at the core of the very “aims of the law” (Ar. maqasid al-shariʿa ) as an antecedent. That is, environmental well-being is claimed to supersede and to represent a necessary condition that precedes the

In: Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology

adaptation to these rules. But believers with a more liberal inclination may be open to considering the modalities of interpretation. This is where the newly developed scholarship of fiqh al-aqalliyat (Islamic law for minorities) and the notion of maqasid al-Sharia (purposes of Sharia) play important

In: Journal of Law, Religion and State

Islamic law ( maqāṣid al-sharīʿa ; the other goals being the preservation of religion, life, lineage and intellect; Weiss 158). In the case of Ibrāhīm, it is not clear to whom the property in question belongs. If it belongs to his father, which some extra-Qurʾānic sources and also Biblical commentary say

In: Religion and the Arts