Issue 3 (2014)

Snippets: The Historic Judgment on Interest

The "The historic judgement on Interest" is a 250 page Judgment written by Justice Mufti Taqi Usmani who was a judge on the Shari'at Appellate bench in Pakistan. It covers, in detail the concept and the prohibition of interest and gives answers to those who argue in favour of it. This review will outline key extracts which surmises the entire text.

Eight remedial principles in evaluating hadith

The following is a summary of some remedial principles which aid to avoid the common mistakes in evaluating hadith and making unwarranted objections that one abandons strong evidences.

Rasm al-Mufti (Verse 9b): The experts

The following is part (3) of a series on two commentaries of Allm. Ibn Abidin Shami's Uqud Rasm al-Mufti. The first is a summary and the second is a translation of Allm. Shami's Sharh Uqud Rasm al-Mufti. This part outlines the classes of fuqaha.