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Role of al-Qaw ┐ i ’ d al-Fiqhiyya ( Islamic Legal Maxims ) in ijtih ┐ d

  title={Role of al-Qaw ┐ i ’ d al-Fiqhiyya ( Islamic Legal Maxims ) in ijtih ┐ d},
  author={Shahzadi Pakeeza},
  • Shahzadi Pakeeza
  • Published 2016
  • Legal maxims are an imperative contrivance to comprehend the nature and objectives of the Shari‘ah. Legal maxims (al-qaw┐‘id al-fiqhiyya) are theoretical abstractions, usually in the form of short epithetical statements, that are expressive, often in a few words, of the goals and objectives of the Shar┘‘ah. Ijtih┐d means derivation of legal rules and principles from the detailed sources of Islamic law. Among many other conditions for being entitled to exercise ijtihad, a firm command on Islamic… CONTINUE READING

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