Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence): The Mechanism to Understand the Islamic Law (Shari’ah)

  • The Prophet’s Companions were highly educated, to the extent that they were able to make ijtihad (exercise in driving legal rulings), or give opinions on legal issues, because they had profound understanding of the religion.
  • Fiqh, or Islamic jurisprudence, is a discipline within the Islamic sciences.
  • The field of Islamic jurisprudence highlights the abilities and intellectual prowess of the past scholars in analysing our religious laws.