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Usul material in English

Question for Shaykh Gibril Haddad: I am trying to learn more about the development of the madhabs for I have been interested in this topic for a while now. What are some of the best books… Continue reading

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Meaning of Sunnah

In the terminology of usul al-fiqh or principles of jurisprudence, sunnah denotes a saying, action or approval related from the Prophet (s) or issuing from him other than the Qur’an…. the jurists have stressed that the basis for all acts of worship categorized as sunnah is “obligatoriness” not “permissiveness”. Continue reading

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