Usool al-Fiqh

160876 - Bid‘ah (innovation) and maslahah mursalah (consideration of public interest); and the similarities and differences between them 202271 - Consensus (ijmaa‘) and analogy (qiyaas) and their application in the modern context 194309 - Those who say that the one who does not pray is a kaafir and those who say that he is not a kaafir both claim that there is consensus on their point of view; how are we to understand the claim of consensus on both their parts? 149492 - Is there a difference between naafil, sunnah, mandoob and mustahabb? 131935 - If consensus has been reached, it is not permissible for anyone differ from it 179514 - Does the consensus of the people of Madinah constitute shar‘i proof? 151146 - How Can We Distinguish Between “Sunnah” and Customary Practices Like the Wearing of the Turban 147416 - What should one do when there is a conflict between shar‘i texts? 147608 - The meaning of the words: “Acts of worship are tawqeefi” 163784 - Does not doing something mustahabb mean falling into makrooh? 134741 - What is the ruling on offering congratulations on Friday? 138348 - Some thoughts on the phrase Fiqh al-Waaqi‘ (understanding reality) 117275 - Meaning of the verse, “and do not throw yourselves into destruction” 103339 - Should every country be obliged to follow a particular madhhab (school of thought)? 111926 - Rulings on ijtihaad in Islam and the conditions to be met by the mujtahid 96347 - Kitaab al-Usool by al-Shaashi and commentaries thereon, and what is meant by the word al-hukmiyaat 45880 - Does the ruling on driving a car vary from one country to another? 30842 - Saving system in Aramco and attitude towards the various fatwas concerning it 9197 - Is there any difference between Sunnah, mustahabb and nafil? 9084 - The difference between haraam and makrooh