Principles of Law (Fiqh)

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Shi'a Islam: Class 21
MP3 Format;
- the 4 main Shi'i books of Hadith and the scholars that compiled them
- the discipline of Law (Fiqh)
- usul al-fiqh (principles of law): Qur'an, Sunnah, ijma', and 'aql
- historical development of the discipline of fiqh
- discussion of Qiyas (analogical reasoning) and Ra'y (personal opinion)
- debate between the akhbaris (traditionalists) and the usulis (rationalists)

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Place(s): 
Univ. of California, Berkeley, USA
Date: 
20th November, 2001
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