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  • Essay On Sharia

    analogies were based on what would have the most equity and common knowledge of the world (Kakoulidou) The one main difference between Hanafi and the remainder of the fiqhs is their use of juristic preference (Warren). A judge is able to tailor a decision by taking into consideration his own view on the case. Similar to Ja’firi, by creating a liberal and open sect of Islam, Abu Hanifa was welcoming the new converts brought to Islam by the expansion (Ahmed), appealing to all classes and not scrutinizing teachings that are uncertain (Bilal Philips). The Maliki fiqh came from Medina, Saudi Arabia (the birth and death place of Muhammad) in 712-795 CE (Gordon, 55). Its founder, Imam Malik ibn Anas al-Asbahi, created a fiqh that was entirely based on text, personal preference was completely forbidden, and the practices of Medina; trying to unify Islam by creating stronger and better laws. Similar to Hanafi, in order to derive laws, the Maliki fiqh utilized the Quran, Sunna, general consensus, and analogy. To create analogies the sect based their answers on the common good, general knowledge, and how the public looked at the issue. Uniquely, this fiqh, based in Medina, believed that because Muhammad was born and died there, all of the legal traditions in Medina were applicable to the rest of the world (Grieve, 222). It even applied Medina’s practices to develop analogies. As he said in his book, al-Muwatta, “there are angels at the entries of Medina, and neither plague nor the…

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  • Maliki Madhhab Analysis

    The originator of The Maliki Madhhab,Malik ibn Anas ibn Amir, was conceived in Madeenah in the year 717 CE. His grandfather,Amir, was among the major Sahabah of Madeenah. Malik concentrated on hadith under az-Zuhri who was the best hadith scholor of his time,as well as under the considerable hadith narrator,Naffi, the liberated slave of the Sahabi Abdullah ibn 'Umar.Malik's just voyages outside of Madeenah were for Hajj, and along these lines he to a great extent restricted himself to the…

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  • The Importance Of Imam Muhammad

    respect for Prophet Muhammad ﷺcertainly is not mandatory according to Islamic law, but simply a sign of the emphasis Imam Malik placed on the importance of Muhammad ﷺ. Among Imam Malik’s sayings are: 1. “The Sunnah is the ark of Nuh. Whoever boards it is saved, and whoever remains away perishes.” 2. “Knowledge does not consist in narrating much. Knowledge is but a light which Allah places in the heart.” 3. “None renounces the world and guards himself without then ending up speaking wisdom.” 4.…

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  • Iraq War Case Study

    war. Another remarkable period was the elections. After years of bloodshed and wars, years of dictators and ruthless rule, the Iraqis finally got a say for themselves. The turnout, however, was disappointingly low. Sunni Muslims organized boycott, which greatly challenged the legitimacy of the elections. The elected Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki vowed to lead a strong, united Iraq; in fact, he slipped back to authoritarian rule by persecuting many Sunni politicians as the Sadrists, as…

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  • Summary Of Against Withdrawal

    thriving political institutions as a means of achieving broader, second-order societal goals – the authors differ on their visions for the role of the military in accomplishing these aims. In this essay, I examine how each article justifies our continuing military presence as a necessary point of leverage to forward American national interests in Iraq, framing my assessment in the context of the lessons provided by Gideon Rose’s piece on Bosnia. I find that the pre-surge and post-surge articles…

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  • Mazhabhanbali Analysis

    victim is not obliged to defense their own property, but it is permissible to do so according to the Syara’. In this situation, the coerced and the owner of the property are allowed to proceed against the person responsible for coercion. According to Mazhab Maliki, defence of property will be a duty if its dispossession or destruction leads to extraordinary hardship or apprehension of death. It is his duty to defend if the victim apprehended his own death or death of any of his kin due to the…

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  • Apostasy In Islam

    Instead, they should be imprisoned until they repent. Ibrahim al-Nakha'i and Sufyan al-Thawri and their followers were the ones who opposes the death penalty and suggested imprisonment instead. Moreover, Abu Hanifa and his followers were against the death penalty to apply on female apostates, they supported imprisonment until they rejoin Islam. Hanafi scholars stated that a female apostate should not be given the death treatment, as it was forbidden to kill women under Sharia. However, Maliki,…

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  • The Tapestry Of Culture Analysis

    jobless, young men who were angry at the United States. Even though these men might have been willing to cooperate with our forces, they were shunted out when they and their army should have been kept intact. Al Qaeda become “the most powerful wing of insurgency” (Glover); they started to bomb mosques and weddings, they beheaded their prisoners. By 2011, they were mostly taken out, though there were still smalls bands, and according to President Bush, things were “relatively” stable, but the…

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  • Bay Al Dayn Case Study

    However, they put certain condition to allow this practice that is no authentic source that prohibits such kind of selling. Moreover, they argue that the debt is a right in the possession of the creditor and accordingly, he has the full right to sell it or to give it either to same debtor or to a third party. (Sano, 2001). Although the Maliki, Shafii and Ibn al-Qayyim of Hanbali who allowed the practice are in the same line of opinion, they did so with different provision. (al-Zuhayli, 1997).…

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  • Osama Bin Laden: The Rise Of Terrorism

    saying we would peruse and destroy the people who were responsible for the attacks on U.S. soil. Ten years later in 2011 following an allied disruption of the terrorist organization known as Al Qaeda and their leader Osama Bin Laden, the U.S. exited the Middle East and left Iraq a self-governing state. (PBS, 2015. PBS/The Rise of ISIS) Nouri al-Malaki who had been elected in 2005 was the acting Prime Minister in Iraq, as U.S. troops withdrew from the region President Obama relinquished full…

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