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“Introduction to Islamic Legal Theory” is a short online course that explores one of the oldest disciplines in the Islamic tradition. Students will gain a foundational understanding of  the common elements used to derive legal rulings across various subject areas of jurisprudence, such as how language communicates meaning, under what circumstances the report of a transmitter is authoritative, what course of action must be taken in case of contradictions among sources, and what duty we have in the absence of evidence on an issue.

Instructor: Shaykh Azhar Nasser

 

Course Level: Intermediate

Topics Covered Include:

-A Brief History of Islamic Legal Theory

-The Sources of Law

– The Legal Nature of the Quran

-The Legal Nature of the Sunnah

-The Role of Reason in Deriving Islamic Law

-The Impact of Legal Consensus

 

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“Introduction to Islamic Legal Theory” is a short online course that explores one of the oldest disciplines in the Islamic tradition. Students will gain a foundational understanding of  the common elements used to derive legal rulings across various subject areas of jurisprudence, such as how language communicates meaning, under what circumstances the report of a transmitter is authoritative, what course of action must be taken in case of contradictions among sources, and what duty we have in the absence of evidence on an issue.

Instructor: Shaykh Azhar Nasser

 

Course Level: Intermediate

Topics Covered Include:

-A Brief History of Islamic Legal Theory

-The Sources of Law

– The Legal Nature of the Quran

-The Legal Nature of the Sunnah

-The Role of Reason in Deriving Islamic Law

-The Impact of Legal Consensus

 

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