A Period of Regress & Imitation or Clarification & Solidification?

Translation from Mohammad Baqir Malekian with my comments at the end  Books written about the history of Shīʿī Fiqh (which generally face various problems with respect to their structure, content and historical outlook) usually regard the 100-year period after Shaykh Ṭūsī until the time of Ibn Idrīs Ḥillī, as the period of regress of ShīʿīContinue reading “A Period of Regress & Imitation or Clarification & Solidification?”

Is God unjust for placing people in different families and environments?

(The main ideas of this writing are derived from a lecture given by Sayyid Munīr al-Khabbāz with additions and deletions. The last section was produced after critical remarks brought forth by TheMuslimTheist) Why does God place some people in believing families and communities and others in disbelieving ones? More generally, why does He place someContinue reading “Is God unjust for placing people in different families and environments?”

Can we use Reason to deduce religious law?

The fixed and changeable in Islamic Legislation (3) Click for Lesson 1, Lesson 2 بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم و صلی الله علی محمد و آله الطیبین الطاهرین This is a translation of lessons given by Ayatullah Sayyid Munīr al-Khabbāz attended in the year 2019-20. For the sake of comprehensibility, there has been additions, removals andContinue reading “Can we use Reason to deduce religious law?”

The authority of Reason in deducing religious laws

(Reading time: 15-20 min | Click here for Lesson 1) “The fixed and changeable in Islamic Legislation” (Pt 2) This is a translation of lessons given by Ayatullah Sayyid Munīr al-Khabbāz attended in the year 2019-20. For the sake of comprehensibility, there has been additions, removals and paraphrases. Original transcripts can be found here.

The Fixed and Changeable in Islamic Legislation (1)

(Reading time: 12-15 minutes | Difficulty: Moderate-Advanced) This is a translation of lessons given by Ayatullah Sayyid Munīr al-Khabbāz attended in the year 2019-20. For the sake of comprehensibility, there has been additions, removals and paraphrases. Original transcripts can be found here. I will also include comments and questions that have struck my incapable mindContinue reading “The Fixed and Changeable in Islamic Legislation (1)”