The dictionary definition of jurisprudence – fiqh in Arabic –  is understanding, but it must be accurate understanding,  as accuracy is what distinguishes jurisprudence from general understanding. Accordingly,

8/9/2022 12:00:00 AM

Indeed We sent Our Messengers with Clear Signs, and We sent down with them the Book and the Balance that people may uphold justice.

8/23/2022 12:00:00 AM

The Almighty said that He gave mankind the Book and the balance ﴾That people may uphold justice﴿ (Holy Quran 57: 25). Is there any difference between equity and justice?

8/31/2022 12:00:00 AM

On studying exegetes’ opinions on the meaning of the balance in the Holy Quran, I found out that there are six meanings associated with the term:

9/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

The Prophet ﷺ referenced the balance and its derivatives in many Hadiths. In these Hadiths, the balance refers to scales used for measuring weight, criteria for judgment,

9/15/2022 12:00:00 AM

Ibn Taymiyyah, may Allah have mercy on him, interprets the balance as sound analogical deduction, justice, and the thing that is used for measuring weight. He says,

9/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

The jurisprudence of the balance is a major, rather than minor, field of jurisprudential knowledge. This is because it sets criteria for interpretation, independent reasoning, and derivation

1/23/2023 12:00:00 AM

People fall into three categories in relation to the jurisprudence of the balance: First, people with a pure innate disposition. These include scholars who pursue wisdom and deeds of goodness. They tend to judge people by their honesty.

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