Fiqh and the Four Schools: A History of Islamic Law and the Madhhabs (FQH 101)

FIQH AND THE FOUR SCHOOLS

A History of Islamic Law and the Madhhabs

Course Description

In this course the students will trace the development of Islamic Law from the era of the Prophet ﷺ through the early generations until the emergence of the Four Schools of Sunni Jurisprudence. Class discussion will include:

  • Fiqh During the Era of the Prophet
  • Fiqh During the Era of the Companions
  • Fiqh During the Era of the Successors
  • The Life & Times of Imam Abū Ḥanīfa
  • The Life & Times of Imam Mālik
  • The Life & Times of Imam Shāfiʿī
  • The Life & Times of Imam Aḥmad
  • Causes of Disagreement Among Scholars
  • Ijtihād & Taqlīd in Islamic Law

REQUIRED TEXT

None

RECOMMENDED TEXT

Philips, Abu Ameenah Bilal, Evolution of Fiqh, International Islamic Publishing House (IIPH).

Muhammad, Abu Zahra, The Four Imams, Dar al-Taqwa.

REGISTRATION

NOTE: Discounts are available for student who enroll in more than one class (click here for Discount policy)
Fee: $50 (non-refundable)
Register online!
For financial aid, please email marifa@planomasjid.org

LECTURES

(for registered students only)

Lectures available through Taqwa Student Portal click here for Accessing FQH101 Lectures

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Please reach out TaqwaIT@planomasjid.org for any issue accessing audio lectures.

QUESTIONS?

Email us: marifa@planomasjid.org