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Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Islam: Can Ijtihad make a comeback
Ijtihād, ( Arabic: “effort”) in Islamic law, the independent or original interpretation of problems not precisely covered by the Qurʾān, Hadith (traditions concerning the Prophet’s life and utterances), and ijmāʿ (scholarly consensus). (Encyclopedia Brittanica).