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An Introduction to Ijtihad

Prepared by Zubair Malik Ijtihad linguistically means to expend efforts in order to reach some difficult matter.  Islamically ijtihad means to expend every effort to derive an Islamic ruling or judgment.  A mujtahid is someone who practices ijtihad.  The Prophet (saw) said: Amr ibn Al-As reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon…
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Presto Chango: The Ruling on Magic

Prepared by Sana Jaffer There is a general rule when dealing with Islamic Jurisprudence that explains that everything is permissible in Islam unless proven otherwise. This applies to all things from food, to dress, to recreational activities. Something that is proven to be impermissible in Islam is done so based on a lack on benefit…
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Why Do Scholars Relate Weak Hadith?

Prepared by Jubril Oyeyemi Imam An Nawawi, in the introduction of his 40 hadith stated, "Scholars agree that weak hadith which speak merely about virtues and deeds may be cited.” The preponderant opinion has allowed the embellishment of the Virtues of good deeds by way of Da’eef hadiths. In essence, these categories of hadith are…
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