Seminar: Maqasid – the Aims of Islamic Law

SwissMuslimEvents invited to our fullday seminar on “Maqasid – the aims of Islamic Law” held by Ustdah Alomgir for the first time in the newly build lecture rooms of the Bosnian masjid in Zurich-Schlieren.

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The topic of the Aims of Islamic Law can sometimes be tricky, and can lead people to arrive at incorrect conclusions when not understood properly.

In this course therefore the following subjects were elaborated:

where these aims come from and how they are derived

the types of the aims of Islamic Law

the different categories and levels of maqasid

how to resolve conflicts between the different aims

the relationship between maqasid and legal evidences

examples of the abuse of maqasid

… and much more!

About the Speaker

Ustdah Alomgir has a BA in Arabic & English language and has studied Arabic and Islamic studies in Cairo. He is pursuing a degree in Shariah at al Azhar University in Cairo. He has translated a number of books and holds weekly Tafseer classes in London and is a regular Khateeb in a number of mosques in London.

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