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Contemporary Ijtihad Limits and Controversies

Author: L Ali Khan; Hisham M Ramadan
Publisher: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 2014
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Examines the usefulness, challenges and limits of ijtihad for Muslims today. This book explores the limits and controversies of ijtihad in the context of the diverse needs of Muslim cultures and communities living in Muslim and non-Muslim nations and continents including Europe and North America. Ijihad is the process of making a legal decision by independent interpretation of the legal sources. The resurgence of  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: L Ali Khan; Hisham M Ramadan
ISBN: 9780748641284 0748641289 9780748646029 0748646027
OCLC Number: 923621786
Description: 1 online resource (264 Seiten)

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Examines the usefulness, challenges and limits of ijtihad for Muslims today. This book explores the limits and controversies of ijtihad in the context of the diverse needs of Muslim cultures and communities living in Muslim and non-Muslim nations and continents including Europe and North America. Ijihad is the process of making a legal decision by independent interpretation of the legal sources. The resurgence of Islam, geopolitical crises involving Muslim nations, violence associated with Islam and the immigration of millions of Muslims to Western countries have impressed upon Muslims the need ...

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