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Universal maqäsid al-sharrah and their modern application: towards ensuring a peaceful and secured environment

Shihan, Mohammad Shihan and Zaroum, AbdulHamid Mohamed Ali and Amanullah, Muhammad (2021) Universal maqäsid al-sharrah and their modern application: towards ensuring a peaceful and secured environment. Al-Hikmah International Journal for Islamic Studies & Human Sciences, 4 (4). pp. 466-495. E-ISSN 2637-0581

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The maqäsid theory IS a popular trend in Islamic legal theories. Contemporary scholars view it as a valid method of interpreting the revealed text and as a valuable instrument for solving contemporary issues because it helps reform Islamic thought and civilization. Indeed, the idea of maqäyid al-Sharrah has been widely studied and expanded by modern scholars of Islamic legal theory. Chiefly, Ibn Ashur and contemporary MaqÉsid scholars renewed the scholarly discourse and ensured its proliferation and wide acceptance in legal studies. It has emerged as a new science that connects with all other legal disciplines. Thus, scholars firmly assert that the maqä>id al-Shari'ah constitute the most important intellectual means and methodologies for Islamic reform today. Consequently, the researchers aim to examine the modern discourse of Maqäsid al-Sharitlh and the latest developments beyond the universal MaqÉiid. Mainly, the researchers scrutinize the two objectives namely the preservation of the environment via the protection of life and wealth. Accordingly, this article follows the qualitative method of data collection and analysis. Among the findings of the research is that the latest developments of Maqäyid al-Sharrah, open the door of ijtihäd widely to create ample areas for jurists to regulate the affairs of the Muslim ummah. Further, the maqä'id al-Shari'ah do not reflect only the objectives of Islamic law; their role goes beyond and is used to formulate basic principles and values related to global peace and human welfare. Hence, they have greatly contributed to the revival of Islamic thought and have opened a wider space for the application of Islamic law pertaining to peaceful environment

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6744/96062
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islam, Universal, Maqäsid al-Sharrah, Modern Application , Peaceful, Secured Environment
Subjects: BPL Islamic education
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Abdulhamid Zaroum
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2022 09:01
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2022 09:01
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/96062

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