The Evolution of Fiqh: Islamic and the Madh-habs [ABU AMEENAH BILAL PHILIPS] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fiqh or Islamic. A little over a year has passed since the second edition of this book was published, and, by Godâs grace, copies are no longer available for. The Fundamentals of Tawheed by Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips The Evolution of Fiqh by Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi by أبو جعفر.

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The Evolution of Fiqh: Islamic Law & the Madh-habs by Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Fiqh or Islamic jurisprudence is a complete set of instructions for everyday life driven blal legitimate Islamic sources. The Evolution of Fiqh: But the true scenario is different from that.

Mar 10, Abdul Aziz rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Philps. Paperback3rd editionpages. Sep 15, Osman Iqbal Fahad rated it it was amazing. See 1 question about The Evolution of Fiqh…. The book is important as it draws the Muslims’ attention to self-criticism that is long overdue. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Apr 28, Anab rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book is essential for those embarking on the journey of Islamic studies.


He taught Islamic Education and Arabic in private schools in Riyadh for over ten years and for the past three years he has been lecturing M.

Good writing style but simplistic viewpoint, misinformation, and mischaracterization. If the point was to talk about the evolution of fiqh in history, I don’t believe one should write out their opinions and how they disagree with taqleed and the way the scholars of the centuries handled things.

Evolution of Fiqh | Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips

Covers the wisdom behind schools of thought, but that they are clearly not binding on non-‘ijma issues. Sep 12, Emmanuel Rovithis rated it really liked it. The book is a good and simple overview about Mathhabs.


I got A for this Introduction to Shariah Law! However, I was expecting more details. Intricacies are not discussed as to how inevitable differences arose, which is self-evident with the length of the book, and as such one may run the risk of having a simplistic understanding of the Islamic tradition and scholarship. Abu Ameenah Bilal Phillips menganjurkan supaya menghindari dari taksub lf mazhab dan bertaqlid, tetapi mengambil pendekatan ittiba’.

The Evolution of Fiqh: Islamic Law & the Madh-habs

Lists with This Book. The clarity and word usage to describe the subject is concise, such that every sentence has a purpose and makes a contribution without which we would find something missing.

If you are a beginner and are overwhelmed by the differences in opinion and the heavyweight position held by the Imams, then this books is a must read. Jun 02, Tanweer rated it it was ok.


Philips comes from a family of educators, as both his parents were teachers and his grandfather was a Christian minister and Bible scholar. Besides all the good in this book, there are a few main problems.

May 08, Ilaze marked it as to-read. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He taught Islamic Education and Arabic in private schools in Riyadh for over ten years and for the past three year he has been lecturing M.

Mohammad Islam rated it it was amazing Feb 04, Many of the things written in this book are not history, but in fact opinion, bias or point of view but displayed as truth without even establishing proof. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Author has a misconstrued understanding of taqleed and calls for the formation of one madhab, but I guess that’s what happens when a theologian writes a book pretending to be a jurist and historian. Open Preview See a Problem? I wish more people would educate themselves on this topic. This was part of the curriculum for fiqh and its a one of its kind book on the evolution of fiqh aka islamic jurisprudence.