استحسان کی اصلیت و ماہیت کے بارے میں مستشرقین کی آراء کا تنقیدی جائزہ

A Critical Analysis of Orientalist’s Views about Origin and Nature of Istihsan

  • Dr. Yasser Arafat Awan GC University Faisalabad
Keywords: Isti╒san, Orientalists, Fiqh, Islamic Jurisprudence, Law, U╖ul al fiqh, Goldziher, Joseph Schacht, MicDonald, David Pearl

Abstract

Islamic Fiqh is the representative of legal aspect of Islam. It has been originated and established on direct teachings of Qur’┐n and Sunnah of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW).These two sources are called primary sources of Islamic law. There are some supplementary sources to the primary sources; Isti╒san (Juristic Preference) is one of these. Orinetalist’s studied and produced literature on Islamic law. Isti╒san has also been discussed by them but they have different opinions about its origin and its role in Islamic law. In this article their opinions are being critically analyzed and the definition, role and types of Isti╒san being presented according to Muslim’s viewpoint. This research concluded that the Goldziher, Joseph Schacht, MicDonald, David Pearl, and Benjamin Jokisch explanations about the establishment of Isti╒san are not correct.

Published
2017-01-01
How to Cite
Awan, Dr. Yasser. 2017. “استحسان کی اصلیت و ماہیت کے بارے میں مستشرقین کی آراء کا تنقیدی جائزہ”. Journal of Islamic and Religious Studies 2 (1), 11-20. http://jirs.uoh.edu.pk/jirs/index.php?journal=JIRS&page=article&op=view&path[]=10.12816%2F0037059.
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