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Ijtihād and Ikhtilāf : re-interpreting Islamic principles in contemporary times

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Ijtihād and Ikhtilāf : re-interpreting Islamic principles in contemporary times
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Ijtihād and Ikhtilāf : re-interpreting Islamic principles in contemporary times
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Islamic law has emerged from a range of highly religious treaties to highly practical methods, which have resulted in its practices established on a worldwide level. There are several interpretations of the Qur'ān and Sunnah, which in turn have led to differences in methodological practices and opinion. In relation to Islamic financial law, this article investigates how each opinion derives and coincides with Shari'ah law in its own way, thoroughly explaining why differences (ikhtilāf) have occurred and exist. In the author's opinion, differences in schools of thought (ikhtilāf) are valid in that they each follow the principles and processes of forming opinions within Shari'ah law (ijtihād) which will be elucidated in this article. From reading this article, one can also derive how Shari'ah law is actually flexible and open to progression in all times, whereas common intellectual stereotypes and partial understanding of the text often negates this
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In: Arab law quarterly. - Leiden. - Vol. 28 (2014),
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Aljloud, S.A
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International
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English
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  • financial services
  • Islamic law
  • Islamic finance
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