HashimKamali

Wednesday, 13 December 1989 13:05

Sources, Nature and Objectives of the Shariah

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Literally, Shariah means the path to the watering place, the clear path to be followed and the path which the believer has to tread in order to obtain guidance in this world and deliverance in the next. In its common usage, Shariah refers to commands, prohibitions, guidance and principles that God has addressed to mankind pertaining to their conduct in this world and salvation in the next.

 

The Islamic Quarterly, Vol XXXIII, (1989), pp 215-236.

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