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Law in Islam
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The Flexibility of Islamic Laws

The Flexibility of Islamic Laws
Another matter which should be made clear is that Islamic thinkers believe that within Islam there is a enigmatic secret which enables this religion to adapt to and improve according to the advance of time. They believe that this religion is in harmony with the forward movement of time, with the development of learning, and with the changes that arise from such development. Now we must see what this secret is. In other words, we have to look ...

Punishment for Theft in the Islamic Laws

Punishment for Theft in the Islamic Laws
Sin which is certainly a Greater one is stealing or thievery. Imam Riďa (a.s.) has included stealing among the Greater sins according to the tradition reported by Fazl Ibn Shazān. Amash says that Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (a.s.) has related from the Holy Prophet (S) that he said, “A believer cannot commit fornication and a believer cannot steal.” (Wasa’il ul-Shia)Thus one who fornicates or steals is not a believer. Such a person is devoid ...

The Divine Rights in Islam

The Divine Rights in Islam
    Rights vary from one to another according to values of favors. A friend has his own familiar rights that are a degree lower than these of the affectionate brother who joins the tie of relation to the tie of kindness. The right of the brother, in a like fashion, comes after that of parents, because of their superior favors to sons.Through such standard, we can realize the grand value of the divine rights that excel any other rights, ...

The Status and Rights of Woman in Islam

The Status and Rights of Woman in Islam

The Principles of Jurisprudence

The Principles of Jurisprudence

Sources of Legislation in Islam

Sources of Legislation in Islam
Sources of Legislation for the Shi'ahAnyone who follows up the Imamiyyah Shi'ah fiqh,will verily see them devoted absolutely, in (taking) all fiqhi rules -except the recently originated ones110 to the Prophet (S) through the Twelve Imams of Ahl al-Bayt (A). They follow only two sources of legislation: The Book and the Sunnah, with which I mean the first source i.e. the Holy Qur'an, and the second one being the Prophetic Sunnah, upon its bearer ...

Government in Islam

Government in Islam
  In many cases it is the duty of every individual to support what is right and to see that law is enforced in an equitable manner. But there are cases in which this duty requires more energy, more specialized knowledge and more power­ful machinery than an individual can possess. The vital duty of `exhorting to good and restraining from evil' demands that in such cases all people should co‑operate to set up a powerful social organization ...

Sources of Islamic Law

Sources of Islamic Law
  Law is a body of definite rules and regulations which have the force and authority recognized socially, and which determine the rights, obligations, limits and responsibilities of everyone living in a particular territory. All, whether high or low, have to abide by these rules and regulations and to accept the consequences of violating them. Sources of LawWho fixes these rights, obligations and limits?In this respect all the laws of the ...

Just Social System in Islam

Just Social System in Islam
We have made you (the true Muslims) a balanced nation, so that you could be an example for mankind(Surah al‑Baqarah, 2:142).What the Qur'an expressly desires is that the Islamic society should be a model for all those who want to lead a healthy and happy life. It should be a living testimony for the exalted principle that the way to live a healthy life and secure justice and fair‑play is not closed to human beings. It is they themselves who ...

The Ruler and Society

The Ruler and Society
Professing God's Unity and accepting Muhammad as His prophet bring in their wake innumerable consequences. If the Quran is God's Word and Muhammad His chosen messenger who "speaks out not of caprice" (LIII, 3), their instructions concerning all things must be obeyed. Faced with these facts of their faith, the Muslims soon developed a complicated science of the Shari'ah or Divine Law, a science which embraces every dimension of human conduct, ...

Taqlid and Marji'iyyah in Islam

Taqlid and Marji'iyyah in Islam
Taqlid and Marji'iyyah in the Shi'ah's ViewIt is incumbent upon every mature (mukallaf) Muslim, if not being a mujtahid -i.e. who can deduce legislative rules from the Scripture and Sunnah-to imitate (in all his religious acts) a mujtahid having all necessary requirements (Shara'it) including knowledge ('ilm), justice, piety, asceticism (zuhd) and righteousness, as ordained by the Almighty Allah: "Ask the followers of the Remembrance if ye know ...

Rights of the Islamic Society

Rights of the Islamic Society
Merits of the Islamic SocietyBecause of its remarkable qualities, the Islamic society, in the reign of its prosperity, was nonesuch and ideal among the international civilized nations. Its individuals composed one compact family of virtues and dignities. It has been a nonesuch example of belief that included secrets of monotheism, showed true traits of divinity, declared the reality of prophesy, and explained the dimensions of the Judgment. ...

Human Rights in Islam

Human Rights in Islam
The issue of human rights is one of the most fundamental human issues and also one of the most sensitive and controversial. During the recent decades, this problem was more political than either ethical or legal. Although the influence of political motives, rivalries, and considerations have made difficult the correct formulation of this problem , but this should not prevent thinkers and genuine humanists from probing into this problem and ...