Istihsan (Juristic Preference) and Its Application to Contemporary Issues-Mohammad Hashim Kamali

Istihsan (Juristic Preference) and Its Application to Contemporary Issues

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

Eminent Scholars’ Lecture Series No.20

Islamic Research and Training Institute

Islamic Development Bank

Part 1

The Methodology of Istihsan

  • Introduction
  • Meaning and Definition
  • Historical Perspective
  • Istihsan, Maslahah and Custom
  • Types of Istihsan
  • Proof (Hujjiyyah) of Istihsan
  • Argument Against Istihsan
  • Istihsan and Particularization (Takhsis)
  • Review of the Methodology of Istihsan

Part 2

Issues in Sale, Islamic Banking and Awqaf

  • Introductory Remarks
  • Issues Over Qabd (Taking Possession)
  • Issues Pertaining to Awqaf (Charitable Endowments)
  • Issues in Islamic Banking
  • Issues of Unclaimed Assets
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