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than “the Deputy ( nāʾib ) of the Imam.” 24 Al-Karakī’s main legal work, the Jāmiʿat al-maqāṣid , is a commentary on the ʿAllāma al-Ḥillī’s Qawāʿid al-aḥkām . It was written, so he tells us in a short preface, as a way to discharge some of his obligations towards the exalted, victorious, monarchical

In: Sociology of Shiʿite Islam
Author: Nedim Begović

appears in the country you are in, don’t run away from it.” 85 Of the five higher intents of the Islamic normative system ( maqasid al-Shari‘a ), the protection of human life comes is first. When there is a conflict between the expression of belief and the performance of religious duties on one

In: Journal of Law, Religion and State
Author: Angus M. Slater

tradition of the law. Each interpretation offered by the tradition can be evaluated and measured against the broader goal of Sharī ’ ah , which is the beautification of the believer, the society, and the world. Abou El Fadl’s methodology goes beyond the more common appeals to the maqāsid (the goals of

In: Journal of Law, Religion and State