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Maqāsid al-Sharī'ah: explorations and implications

El-Mesawi, Mohamed El-Tahir, ed. (2018) Maqāsid al-Sharī'ah: explorations and implications. Islamic Book Trust (IBT), Kuala Lumpur. ISBN 978-967-0526-55-3

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A ‘maqasid awakening’ (sahwah maqasidiyyah) has resulted in an increasingly large body of literature covering different aspects in the study of the goals and intents of Islamic law or maqasid al-shari’ah: conceptual, methodological, historical and practical. This surge involves not only students of Islamic jurisprudence and Shari’ah scholars, but also different categories of researchers and writers from the various disciplines of the humanities and social sciences to the natural and hard sciences. We could thus speak of the emergence of a new area of study bearing the name of ‘Maqasid studies’, in the same manner we talk of language studies, Qur’anic studies, hadith studies, etc. The present volume is an attempt to offer both a comprehensive and diversified view of maqasid al-shari’ah as a crucial and at the same time understudied subject in the English language, covering historical, theoretical and practical aspects thereof. The contributors’ sense of intellectual commitment, academic soundness and moral responsibility are certainly what accounts for its quality.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 2112/68342
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islam, maqasid, Sharia'ah, values, ijtihad, renewal, modernity, rights
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP170.8 Universality of Islam
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh
Depositing User: Professor Mohamed El-Tahir EL-MESAWI
Date Deposited: 26 Dec 2018 17:10
Last Modified: 26 Dec 2018 17:15
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/68342

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