E2.3_Islamic Law_Who Decides What God Likes or Dislikes? and More_Shaykh Aamir Bashir
How did people practice religion before law was codified? How did courts throughout history go about dealing with various crimes? Ḥudūd vs Ta'zir. What is ḥarām? What is makruh? Practically speaking, are these approximations of what we think God feels about our actions? How do we know what God likes or dislikes? Does a change in society necessitate a change in law: the case of inheritance. Were early Imams consistent thinkers? Islamic Law and Science. How does the Muslim jurist interact with a complex world? Was Ijmāʿ ever logistically possible? Do we need to invest in scholarship? Should scholars be held at a higher standard than others? Do scholars speak for God? What makes the ideal scholar in today's world?
Duration: 1 hr 46 min