Usul Al-Fiqh Al-Islami: Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence (AL2)

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This course is a study of the theory of Muslim law – based on a book text on the subject. The text chosen is Al-Wajeez Fi Usul Al-Figh by Abdul Karim Zaidan. Islamic Jurisprudence is concerned with the way in which the rituals and the laws of religion are derived from the Qur`an and the Sunnah-the precedent of the Prophet. Revelation, which is given to man to restore unity and help him achieve a just and devout order in society as well as in the soul.

Duration: This module is taught over 32 weeks

Course Start date: September 2024

Lesson Day/Time: Monday: 09:30 – 12:20 (Break between 11:15-11:30)

Please note, lesson timings will change slightly during Ramadhan. Further details will be provided beforehand.

Description

Course Description:

This course is a study of the theory of Muslim law – based on a book text on the subject. The text chosen is Al-Wajeez Fi Usul Al-Figh by Abdul Karim Zaidan. Islamic Jurisprudence is concerned with the way in which the rituals and the laws of religion are derived from the Qur`an and the Sunnah-the precedent of the Prophet. Revelation, which is given to man to restore unity and help him achieve a just and devout order in society as well as in the soul.

Context:

This module follows on from the course on the fiqh Hanafi in . It is a unit in a comprehensive package of modules covering various Islamic sciences including hadith, tafsir, fiqh, aqidah and Arabic literature taught in the Alimiyyah 1 programme.

Learning Outcomes:

All students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to translate the text accurately in to English.
  • Show understanding of the Arabic text by commenting on it in English so that any ambiguities are alleviated and misunderstandings removed. Any comments should be based upon clarifying complex language or taken from the commentary taught in the course.

Some advanced students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to recall clauses from the text as evidence for a matter related to Islamic Law.
  • Provide evidence for each clause by quoting the exact translation or (for less marks) the gist of the verses of the Qur’an and Hadith in English.

The most advanced students will be able to:

  • Provide evidence for each clause by quoting verses of the Qur’an and hadith directly in Arabic with translation.
  • Reference the above by mentioning at least surah name for verses and hadith source for hadith.

Prerequisites:

Students must complete the Arabic Intensive programme or its equivalent, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.
Students must also study a summery about the Islamic law such as Mukhtasar Al-Quduri as a prerequisite or have studied the equivalent.

Teaching and learning Strategies:

The classes will be conducted through lectures and discussions.

Course Delivery:

This course will be delivered on campus and streamed live online using an online live streaming platform called ‘Zoom’. Lessons will be recorded and students provided access to them. Further details will be emailed to students 5 days before the course commences insha Allah.

For more information on how this works, please click here.

Course Teacher: Shaykh Muhammad Sbini

Additional information

Dates

Platform

On Campus, Online

Participation

Participating, Non-participating

Assessment type

Assessed, Non-assessed

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