Usul

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Q&A - The nature of Bid'ah

Chapter 9: The Prohibition [al-Harām] & The Permissible [al-Mubāh]

Chapter 8: That which is Required to Fulfill a Wājib is itself Wājib

Chapter 7a: The Obligatory [al-Wajib]

Chapter 7: The Address of Legal Responsibility [Khitab al-Taklīf]

Chapter 6: The Legal Ruling [al-Hukm al-Shar’i]

Chapter 5:The Conditions of Legal Responsibility [Shurūt al-Taklīf]

Chapter 3: There is No Hukm Prior to the Coming of the Shar’

Chapter2 - Al-Hakim (The Judge)

Chapter 1: Principles of Al Fiqh (Usul Al-Fiqh)

Refutation of Gadaffi & others who reject the Sunnah

The Five Types of Hukm Shari (divine rules)

The misuse of the principle of Dhuroora (necessity)

New Urdu Usul al-Fiqh book

New book by Sheikh Ata’ Abu Al-Rishta on Tafseer

The Development of Fiqh

The fallacy of the influence of Roman law on Islamic Jurisprudence

A Choice Between Tradition and Secularized Islam?

Islam & Modernity: Selling out?

Refutation of Gadaffi & others who reject the Sunnah

Tarjeeh (outweighing) between evidences

The Role of Isnad in the Preservation of the Islamic Civilisation


All Permitted (Mubah) Actions Require a Daleel (evidence)

Mantuq & Mafhoum

The Shari'ah of the previous nations is not a Shari'ah for us

The Qur'an - the first source of law

The meaning of Ijma' its types & misuse

Definition of the Quran

The means to Haram is Haram

Exposing the call for the reformation of Islam - Part 3

Exposing the call for the reformation of Islam - Part 2

Exposing the call for the reformation of Islam - Part 1

Q&A: What is the shubhat ad-daleel (semblance of evidence)?

Who is al-Hakim (The Legislator)?

History of Usul ul-Fiqh (Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence)

The Sources of Shariah


Ijtihad & Applying Islam in the 21st Century - Part 1


The need for Ijtihad in Every Age


Evidences for Ijtihad


The Mujtahid

Clarifying the issue of Taqleed

Understanding Illah (legal reason) & Qiyas (analogy)


All Permitted (Mubah) Actions Require a Daleel (evidence)


Understanding the Amr 


Understanding Qaid'a - Islamic Legal principle

Imam Shafi Did Not Change Islam According To Changing Times and Places

Sunnah - The Islamic Way of Life

The Relevance of Islam Today

Imam Shafi And Al-Risala

Mantuq & Mafhoum


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