At a time when there are a myriad of opinions about almost everything, and so many people who quote Quran and Sunna to promote their own interpretations of Islam, it has become more important than ever to equip ourselves with the ability to discern right from wrong. Uṣūl al-Fiqh is a science which outlines the methodology that must be used by anyone who attempts to pronounce the Islamic legal ruling on an issue. Learning Uṣūl al-Fiqh not only gives us an understanding and appreciation for the process of ijtihād, but also empowers us to evaluate the legitimacy of a legal opinion.
- To appreciate:
- the complexity and precision of Islamic legal theory
- the greatness of Muslim scholars
- To admit:
- our own ignorance
- the need for learning
- To learn:
- the meaning and types of al-Ḥukm al-Sharʿī
- the sources of Islamic Law
- the rules of interpreting the sacred texts
INSTRUCTOR, TIME, & VENUE
Instructor: Shaykh Arsalan Haque
Jun. 09 – Jul. 28
Tuesday’s & Thursday’s, 07:00 – 08:30 PM
Venue: Online (zoom)
Zubairi, Furhan. Introduction to Usul Al-Fiqh, Diamond Bar: Institute of Knowledge, 2019.
Kamali, Mohammad Hashim. Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence, Cambridge: Islamic Texts Society, 2005.
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