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  • noun Islam Jurisprudence in the Islamic law, shari'a.

Etymologies

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From Arabic فقه (fiqh, "intelligence, knowledge")

Examples

  • Second, understanding of ahadith, sunnah, fiqh is more difficult to obtain because what little resources are available have virtually nothing in the way of context to explain concepts and history (as opposed to the various tafsir that are readily available to explain the Qur'an).

    Ahadith: Ally or Enemy of Women?

  • Second, understanding of ahadith, sunnah, fiqh is more difficult to obtain because what little resources are available have virtually nothing in the way of context to explain concepts and history (as opposed to the various tafsir that are readily available to explain the Qur'an).

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • They filled books of interpretive writings (called fiqh) about how to act in accordance with the way of God.

    Sumbul Ali-Karamali: Who's Afraid of Shariah?

  • The Sharī‘ah, writes Khaled Abou El Fadl, ‘is God’s Will in an ideal and abstract fashion, but the fiqh is the product of the human attempt to understand God’s Will.

    Maldives Constitution Drafting Delayed Over Issue of Shariah

  • It is this methodology or approach, defined as fiqh (or jurisprudence) which gives a legal system its Islamic character.

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  • It is this methodology or approach, defined as fiqh (or jurisprudence) which gives a legal system its Islamic character.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • It is this methodology or approach, defined as fiqh (or jurisprudence) which gives a legal system its Islamic character.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • It is this methodology or approach, defined as fiqh (or jurisprudence) which gives a legal system its Islamic character.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • It is this methodology or approach, defined as fiqh (or jurisprudence) which gives a legal system its Islamic character.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • It is this methodology or approach, defined as fiqh (or jurisprudence) which gives a legal system its Islamic character.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

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