19 June 2019
16 Shawwal 1440
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In order to spread the awareness about the importance of the purposes of Islamic law (maqasid), Al-Furqan has been publishing the proceeding of public lectures organised by the Maqasid Centre on topics that connect the maqasid to the concerns of contemporary society.


The Purposes of Good and the Jurisprudence of Public Interest

By Ibrahim al-Bayoumi Ghanem

This comprehensive study purports to research an issue of utter importance: the achievement of common interest being the focal point of the theory of the objectives of Islamic law, the concept of charitable acts, or good deeds, appears as one of the means of the objectives of Islamic law for . . .



Consequences of Acts in the Term of the Purposes of Islamic Law

By Mohammad Kamal Imam

This lecture focuses on the subject of the consequences of acts as a method for dealing with the nawāzil (novel, unprecedented occurrences) and with the practical issues in all the Islamic schools of thought. It considers the consequences of acts as the objective framework that guarantees the integrity of the . . .



The Public Interest in the Term of the Purposes of Islamic Law: a Functional Vision

By Mohammad Kamal Imam

The book studies the concept of maṣlaḥah (interest) in consideration of it being one of the most important objectives of the Sharīʿah. The author points out that the rules of Sharīʿah have come in their essence to help people both in the short and long term and to meet their . . .


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