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the endeavor of a Moslem scholar to derive a rule of divine law from the Koran and Hadith without relying on the views of other scholars

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Muslims became in the cage so they wanted to get free Muslims of Taqlid and open the door of Ijtihad. Education is a tool which can transfer the Muslim Society as a progressive and powerful society.
They were of the view that only parliament and scholars who have a thorough knowledge and the capacity for legal reasoning can initiate Ijtihad.
Nauruzov provides a systematic overview of the journal's "progressive" positions, including its critique of Sufism and its partisanship for ijtihad and educational reform.
In his historical work on Ijtihad Shah Waliullah leaves some room for Ijtihad.
ISLAMABAD -- President Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday mentioning the importance of 'Ijtihad' -intellectual consultation - for effective implementation of reforms in society and Islamic teachings urged the need for having specialized religious scholars who can take up this important task and address the issues of modern times.
Islamabad -- Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) held here a seminar to promote Islamic concept of 'Ijtihad' for addressing the contemporary socio-economic issues.
Ijtihad: It refers to an endeavor of a qualified jurist to derive or formulate a rule of law to determine the true ruling of the
This was possibly based on the "ijtihad" of some overzealous elements and the negligence of officials who may have not seen the matter as a priority...
In legal matters, Salafis are divided between those who, in the name of independent legal judgement (ijtihad), reject strict adherence (taqlid) to the four Sunni schools of law (madhahib) and others who remain faithful to these.
Il le signera bientot a la librairie [beaucoup moins que] El Ijtihad [beaucoup plus grand que].
The theories of the Shi'a have evolved considerably, with particular elements remaining debated to this day, including whether the Imam is meant to be exclusively a religious leader (hidaya) or whether he should also hold political power (hukuma); also disputed is whether there is a rightful place in politics for ijtihad (using reason in deliberations over religious and political leadership) or whether ultimate authority must be an issue of divine origin exclusively.
It also recommended activation of the Ijtihad methodologies.
It presented balanced visions towards innovation, reform, Ijtihad and justice system, civil peace, family and civil status issues, as well as the modern issues that were not present before.
The agenda topics include, inter alia; Shariah solutions for liquidity problems in Islamic banks, especially after Basel III; the need for a central Shariah board in each central bank: the pros and the cons; evaluating the role of fiqh academies for the development of the Islamic financial industry, and whether the industry is influenced by their decisions and research; and 'taqlid' and 'ijtihad' - challenges facing fatwa issuance in Islamic finance.