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Episode 35: Islamic Principles #8: Renewing Usul al-Fiqh

One of the greatest achievements of Islamic intellectual history is Uṣūl al-Fiqh (Principles of Jurisprudence). This is not only a science and discipline that helps us interpret the Quran and Sunna, it is also a system of thinking based on first principles. While we are heirs to this great tradition, we are also in need of updating and advancing this body of study to keep up the modern challenges.

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Quran Mentioned
“And from His signs that He created you from a single male and female.” (30:21)

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