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Information about the principles of fiqh of Ahl as-Sunna wal-Jama`at according to the Traditional schools of Fiqh (jurisprudence).

Questions answered by Shaykh Hisham Muhammad Kabbani

  • Ijma` -- The consensus of scholars
  • Taqlid -- Imitating qualified opinion
  • Ikhtilaf -- Difference of opinion among the scholars

Usul al-Fiqh - The Fundaments of Jurisprudence

Maxims of Jurispudence (qawa'id al-fiqh) - Dr. Hashim Kamali

The Meaning of Sunnah - Dr. G.F. Haddad

The Probativeness of the Sunnah (Hujjiyyat as-sunnah) - translated by Dr. G.F. Haddad

Weak Hadiths in Sahih al-Bukhari? - Dr. G.F. Haddad

Questions on Hadith Science: Authentication and Transmission - Dr. G.F. Haddad

What is Taqlid or Ittiba`? - Mufti Zubair Bayat

Strangeness of the Sunnah and its Adherents - al-Hafidh Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali

The Ethics of Disagreement in Islam

On the Validity of Ijtihad - Dr. Mohammed Fadel

The Nature of Ignorance - Dr. G.F. Haddad

The Fatwa of Shaykh Murabit al-Haaj concerning the issue of Taqlid of the Four Mujtahid Imams

Defining Bida` - Nuh Ha Mim Keller

The Problem of Anti-Madhhabism - 'Abdal-Hakim Murad

Is it Necessary to Follow Madhhabs - Nuh Ha Mim Keller

Why Does One have to follow a madhhab? - translated by Nuh Ha Mim Keller

Single-narrator Reports - Dr. G.F. Haddad

Ibn Taymiyya on Use of Weaker Grades of Hadith

Titles of Scholars in Islam - Imam as-Sakhawi

Which of the Four Orthodox Madhhabs has the most developed fiqh for Muslims Living as minorities? - Nuh Ha Mim Keller



As-Sunnah Foundation of America, 2002