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Playing with Ijtihad


This paper discusses the concept of Ijtihad and seeks to highlight some observations concerning its correct role and usage.

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About Sheikh Shaqur Rehman

Sheikh Shaqur Rehman has completed a PGCE along with an MA in Applied Linguistics. He preceded his secular studies with a traditional Islamic education beginning in Egypt in 1999-2001 which he further developed in Syria and Saudi Arabia whilst teaching English in various universities and institutions. During his Islamic studies, he managed to memorise the Holy Qur’an and attain authorisation (Ijaza) in recitation and various Islamic sciences including theology and jurisprudence. Shaqur is currently a teacher at Al-Noor Primary school and a Lecturer in Islamic studies at the Tayyibun Institute and MRDF and Imam of Redbridge Mosque, London.


  1. excellent
    i wish you well brother …and jazakalla khair for this important piece of work. more importantly may Allah (SWT) reward you for standing up for Islam. It fits out current time in UK very appropriately.

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    assalamu-alaykum, this article sound very interestting but i was unable 2 download and read. can any1 help?


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