Wednesday, 30 December 2009 12:45

Law and Ethics in Islam – The Role of the Maqasid

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It is due to their relevance to real-life issues of vital concern to people welfare that the maqasid (goals and purposes of Shariah) have become the focus of attention in recent decades, as it is attested by numerous scholarly works, books and conferences that have concentrated on developing the important, yet somewhat neglected, chapter of Shariah.


in ed Kari Vogt etal., New Directions in Islamic Thought – Exploring Reform and Muslim Tradition, I B Tauris, London, (2009), pp 23-46.

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