Jasser Auda Cairo, November is a scholar and distinguished professor of Islamic law , [1] in particular, the study of the higher purposes or maqasid of the Sharia. He lectured on Islam and its law in dozens of countries. He has also been lecturing in the Honours programme at the same institute based in Cape Town. He wrote 25 books in Arabic and English, some of which were translated to 25 languages. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Jasser Auda

He has a multi-disciplinary academic background and has written two Ph. Jasser Auda. In this path breaking study, Jasser Auda presents a systems approach to the philosophy and juridical theory of Islamic law based on its purposes, intents, and higher objectives maqasid. For Islamic rulings to fulfill their original purposes of justice, freedom, rights, common good, and tolerance in today's context, Auda presents maqasid as the heart and the very philosophy of Islamic law. He also introduces a novel method for analysis and critique, one that utilizes relevant features from systems theory, such as, wholeness, multidimensionality, openness, and especially, purposefulness of systems. This book will benefit all those interested in the relationship between Islam and a wide variety of subjects, such as philosophy of law, morality, human rights, interfaith commonality, civil society, integration, development, feminism, modernism, postmodernism, systems theory, and culture. The Qur'an







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