20 June 2019
17 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 Objective of Reforming the Human Thinking from the Qurʾanic Perspective

By Mohamed Awwam

The importance of this valuable lecture, “The objective of reforming human thinking from the Qurʾānic perspective”, lies in that it reveals the objective of the Qur’ān in reforming the intellect, as an Islamic legal demand, and original Qur’ānic purpose. The lecture was delivered by Dr Mohammed Awwam within . . .



The Objectives of Tacit Juridical Evidence

By Mohamed S. El-Awa

The author clarifies in this work that the absence of a ruling in the law – on the part of the Lawmaker (God) was not unintended. Evidence from the Qurʾān and Sunnah is provided to demonstrate this thesis. Of the reasons behind the intentionally absent rulings the author mentions: Mercy, . . .



The Necessity to Renew Islamic Thought and the Most Important Mechanisms

By Ahmad Zaki Yamani

His Excellency Shaykh Ahmad Zaki Yamani presents his ideas on the importance of renewal (tajdīd) of Islamic thought. The author emphasises how this renewal must encompass all areas of Islamic law-making, jurisprudence, transactions, the science of interpretation of the holy scriptures (tafsīr) as well as the theories on methods of . . .


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