In the Name of Allah. the Compassionate, the Merciful,
Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Universe,
and Peace and Prayers be upon His Final Prophet and Messenger

Usul Al Fiqh Al Islami

Source Methodology In Islamic Jurisprudence:

Methodology for Research and Knowledge

Taha Jabir Al 'Alwani

© 1411 AH/1990 AC by
The International Institute of Islamic Thought
555 Grove Street
Herndon, Va. 2207O-4705, U.S.A.

ISBN 0-912463-56-2


We present this study to those Muslim youth who are searching for a ray of light in the deepest darkness that surrounds us, and who are seeking a solution and a way out of the crisis that currently overwhelms us; in the hope that it may be of benefit to them, in Sha'a Allah.


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Chapter One

Usul al Fiqh: Methodology for Research and Knowledge in Islamic Jurisprudence

Chapter Two

The Sahabah who Gave Fatawa During the Prophet's Lifetime

Chapter Three

Legislation After the Time of the Sahabah

Chapter Four

Al Imam al Shafi'i

Chapter Five

Usul al Fiqh After al Imam al Shafi'i

Chapter Six

Issues Related to Ijtihad

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