The Nature of Sharia and its Interpretation in Shi’i Thought

Presenter Title of Paper View Abstract
Professor Ayatollah Mohaghegh Damad
Shahid Beheshti University
Fallibility and Factuality (Al-Takhti‘a wa Al-Taswib) in the interpretation of Sharīʿa Click here
Shaykh Arif Abdulhussain
Al-Mahdi Institute
The dynamic nature of Sharīʿa: Problematising the Uṣūlī Shīʿīreconciliation of apparent means to Sharia regulations with the search for factuality Click here
Ayatollah Dr Rahim Nobahar
Shahid Beheshti University
The Role of the Qur’an in Legal Reasoning (Ijtihad): A ShīʿīPerspective Click here
Dr Liyakat Takim
McMaster University
Privileging the Qur’an: Divorce and the Hermeneutics of Ayatullah Sane‘i Click here
Dr Hashim Bata
Al-Mahdi Institute
Reassessing the Pivotal Role of Certainty in Shīʿī Jurisprudence: A Case for Accepting a Wider Range of Evidence in the Inference of Sharia Precepts Click here
Dr Ali-reza Bhojani
Al-Mahdi Institute
An ʿAdliyya hermeneutic in Shī’ī jurisprudence- conflicts between scriptural and non-scriptural morality in the process of Sharīʿainference Click here
Professor Abdulaziz Sachedina
George Mason University
Law and Ethics in Islamic Bioethics Click here
Dr Imran ali Panjwani
Al-Mahdi Institute
From Theory to Practice: Case Law as an Additional and Evidentiary Holistic Tool for the Derivation and Operation of Law in Shī‘ī uṣūl al-fiqh Click here
Dr Haider Hamoudi
Pittsburg University
Strategic Juristic Omission: Navigating the Divide between Popular State Laws and Inconvenient Rules of Fiqh Click here
Shaykh Hassan Beloushi
Exeter University
Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿa discourse in contemporary Shīʿī jurisprudence Click here
Syed S.M Ghari Fatemi
Al-Mahdi Institute
On Possibility of an Islamic Enlightenment: Uṣūlī theories of Ijtihad and Taqlid revisited Click here