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Maqasid Shariah: Higher Objectives of Shariah

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Al-Maqasid al-Shari’ah, or the Higher Objectives of Shari’ah, is a manifestly important and yet somewhat neglected discipline of the Shari’ah. The Shari’ah generally is predicated on benefits to the individual and the community, and its laws are designed to protect these benefits and to facilitate the improvement and perfection of the conditions of human life. The Qur’an is expressive of this when it points to a signature purpose of the prophethood of Muhammad (SAW):   Continue reading

June 15, 2012 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments