Islamic jurisprudence: Sources and traditions creating diversity in human relationships

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    Abstract

    This chapter deals with important aspects of the growth and formation of Islamic jurisprudence Islamic jurisprudence and the factors and issues related to the study of human relationships in Islam. The chapter is divided into three important parts dealing with the sources of Islamic jurisprudence Islamic jurisprudence that promote flexibility, the traditions in Islamic jurisprudence Islamic jurisprudence that create diversity, and the imams and other people and their practices that are turning things around (re)defining the Muslims' relationships to God, the Nature, and fellow human beings. It explains why there ought to be many authentic and acceptable shari'a 'schools' of human relationships for human development in the Muslim majority countries.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Muslim World in the 21st Century
    Subtitle of host publicationSpace, Power, and Human Development
    PublisherSpringer Netherlands
    Pages23-42
    Number of pages20
    Volume9789400726338
    ISBN (Electronic)9789400726338
    ISBN (Print)9400726325, 9789400726321
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2012

    Keywords

    • Adat
    • Hadith
    • Ijtihad
    • Ijtihsan
    • Imam
    • Islamic jurisprudence
    • Isma
    • Public interest
    • Qiyas
    • Shari'a
    • Shi'a Muslim
    • Sufi
    • Sunnah
    • Sunni Muslim
    • Uruf

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Social Sciences

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