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  • Islamic Law ( ' Shari ' A Law '

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    understanding of god’s perfect will. Shari’a is a principle that govern the behavior of Muslim individuals and discuss their duties. In order to understand the shari’a,, Muslim jurists use fiqh, their understanding of the god’s law, to issue rulings that then scholars consider to be the closest meaning of the shari’a. usul al-fiqh which is the process to understand the shari’a contains four major bases: The Quran, which Muslims believe to be

  • The Pros And Cons Of Sharia

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    Goodfellas countries Sharia: the practice room and legal culture are that the Sharia does not matter, as European countries. This is the case of Tunisia, Algeria, Lebanon and Syria. Sometimes, there are few surprises, the judge may choose to rule according to Sharia but rather concerns the right of the family business law or commercial law (Anton, 2013). Countries dominated by the Sharia: Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and Sudan. The Saudi constitution stipulates that Sharia governs the right. Saudi judges

  • The Formation Of Islamic And Western Law

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    Islamic law, or Shariah, is legal system governing the members of the Islamic faith. The formation of Islamic and Western law has similar types of foundation structures that have supported what it is today. There are also many different ways people can interpret Shariah and apply it to modern society. Although there are strong influences that hinder the practice of Islamic law, abandoning the law is not the best solution to countries in turmoil. Islamic Law The formation of Islamic law is thought

  • Women Experienced And Governed By Indonesian Islamic Inheritance Law

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    1. AIMS AND QUESTIONS The question of this research is how women experienced and governed by Indonesian Islamic Inheritance Law, especially on the term Kalalah where the absence of male children became a significant issue. This issue was derived from the different interpretation on Al-Qur’an 4:12 and 4:176 : “And for you is half of what your wives leave if they have no child. But if they have a child, for you is one-fourth of what they leave, after any bequest they [may have] made or debt. And

  • Islam Is A Religion Based On The Interpretation And Application Of Fundamental Scriptures

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    Islam is a religion based on the interpretation and application of fundamental scriptures geared towards the need of a growing, modernizing religious community. The Qur’an and the Prophet Mohammed’s Sunnah and hadith serve as the main sources for attaining religious knowledge. Scholars of Islam, Ulema, delegated a mechanism in which they can gain knowledge after they have consulted the Quran and Sunnah through ijtihad and qiyas. The flexibility with which they can use reason, ijtihad, and analogies

  • Analog and Consensus of Islamic Religion Essay

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    As one of the Islamic tradition, the creation of the law was a significant accomplishment in Islamic history. After the disordered period when the numerous schools of religious law emerged, a unified jurisprudence -- “Shari’a” finally was established in the tenth century. The term of “Shari’a” used to refer to the path leading to the water hole in the desert; now, it represented the rules that Muslims needed to follow, which means the Islamic law. Followed by the emergence of “Shari’a”, Sunni experienced

  • Why Canada Is A Multicultural Country

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    Canada has always been a multicultural country. It is well known as a country that accepts diversity and depending heavily on immigration for its population growth. The largest groups of immigrants to Canada are from Asian and Middle Eastern countries. This fact has remained virtually unchanged since the 2001 census (Potter et al., 2014, p.110). Although Canada demonstrates gender equality to some degree among the various different cultures it has, however, gender inequality exists among many countries

  • In Kecia Ali’S Book “Sexual Ethics And Islam” We Are Given

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    In Kecia Ali’s book “Sexual Ethics and Islam” we are given a unique perspective on various subjects within Islam. The chapters deal with topics that have been widely ignored or partially approached, she addresses them in a way that seeks to not only spark a conversation but ensure the conversation is uncensored and gets to the root of the issue. Of the nine chapters this book, chapter six was perhaps the most significant because it is here that we are given a firm grasp on what Ali is aiming to convey

  • Nature and Authority of Sharia Law Essay

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    mujtahid is an Islamic scholar who is competent to interpret sharia by Ijtihad. The Qur’an commands Ijithad in early Islam as it was the common practice and later it was combined with early Islamic philosophy. Slowly it fell out of practice in the Sunni fiqh for many reasons. A western scholar called Joseph Schacht stated that the close of the door of Ijtihad had occurred by the beginning for the 10th century. Other scholars such as Wael Hallaq demonstrated that Ijtihad has remained an essential part

  • The Islamic Religious Laws Practiced By Muslim

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    Islamic religious laws practiced by Muslim’s around the world that belong to the traditional legal system known as Sharia has made headlines around the world for its barbaric, harsh and inhumane punishments and reasoning. The terms Quran, Zina , Sharia, Fiqh, Kanunname, Qadi and Ijtihad are all terms that represent some sort of aspect of traditional Islamic components, laws and or ways of life. I argue that over time, some of the terms stated above have changed and others not so much depending on the way