Course Code: FQH1011-O

The Evolution of Fiqh

Learn the History of Fiqh and the Development of the 
4 Schools of Thought (Madhahib)

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Course Description
Course Code: FQH1011-O

Course Department: Fiqh

Course Topic:
 History of Fiqh

Course Title:
 The Evolution of Fiqh

Course Description:
Embark on a captivating exploration of the "Evolution of Fiqh" in this insightful course. Trace the historical development of fiqh, starting from the time of the Prophet (ﷺ) until the establishment of the four schools of thought.

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the five key fiqh ruling categories, allowing you to categorize actions accurately. Identify and analyze the four agreed-upon types of evidence employed to derive fiqh rulings, equipping you with essential knowledge for legal reasoning.

Delve into the concepts of Ijtihad and taqleed, comprehending their definitions and the conditions for their appropriate application.

Lastly, unravel the reasons behind the existence of divergent rulings among different schools for the same scenarios, promoting a deeper appreciation of diversity of thought in Islamic law.

By the End of this Course, you will be able to: 
  • Describe the historical development of fiqh from the time of the Prophet (ﷺ) until the formation of four schools of thought.
  • Define the five key fiqh ruling categories that a particular action may fall into.
  • Identify and describe the four agreed-upon types of evidence used to derive Fiqh rulings.
  • Define what Ijtihad is and list the conditions for its appropriate use.
  • Define what taqleed is and list the conditions for its appropriate use.
  • Explain why different schools may give different rulings for the same situation.
Other Key Info:
  • Open to: Both Brothers and Sisters
  • Course Type:  Live Online Sessions
  • Assessment Methods:  Theoretical
  • Core Texts:  Theory Exam(s)
Mandatory Pre-Requisites
  • N/A
Suggested Pre-Requisites

When is it?

  Date: Saturday 23rd Sep 2023

Duration: 12:00pm - 5pm

Delivery: Online via Zoom

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Course Instructor

Sheikh Maqsood Siddiqui

Maqsood Siddiqui was born in London, England but lived most of his life in the United States, where he completed his primary, secondary, & university education. He has traveled abroad in search of Islamic knowledge and studied with various scholars in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, obtaining ijaza’s in several books of hadith. He graduated with a Bachelors degree from the College of Shari'ah at Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in Riyadh, KSA.

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