Shaykh Muhammad al-Tahir Ibn Ashur is the most renowned Zaytuna Imam and one of the great Islamic scholars of the 20th century. Ibn ʿĀs̲h̲ūr. ( words)., patronymic of a family of Idrīsid descent and Moroccan origin which settled in Muslim, Spain. It is said that ʿĀs̲h̲ūr, fleeing from. Muhammad al-Tahir ibn ‘Ashur is the author of Ibn Ashur ( avg rating, 12 ratings, 1 review, published ) and Book-in-Brief ( avg rating, 0 rati.

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Ibn Ashur asserted the view that language is fundamentally ambiguous and is not enough to determine the intent of a speaker. Ibn Ashur says that a weak hadith is open to error, and qiyas is open to error, but in addition, the weak hadith may be a lie and the consequence of using it would be worse than using qiyas.

Please improve this article by removing excessive or inappropriate external links, and converting useful links where appropriate into footnote references. He claimed that the discipline of usul al-fiqh had reached its limits and become over-burdened with methodological technicalities.

However, in Ibn awhur interpretation, asur Ibn Ashur saw this literal-mindedness to be represented by the Zahiri position. His work on the ultimate purposes of Shari’a represented an attempt to revive the maqasid theory of Shatibi and an effort to renew Islamic legal theory.

Ibn Ashur: Treatise on Maqasid Al-Shari’ah

He is famous for rejecting Habib Bourguiba ‘s president of Tunisia request for a fatwa to justify ashhr the fast of the month of Ramadan because it harmed productivity. He positioned himself as a bridge between the classical Islamic legal heritage and the needs of a modern world.


One of the most fascinating approaches to the issue of coherence between Ashru 2: His references to the great works of law are respectful, but he does not hesitate to point out shortcomings.

He worried that taking a solitary ahad hadith in isolation from the body of shari’ah would end the quest for understanding in context. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Instead, legislative value should be sought from the totality of shari’ah. In contrast, the return of generations to Medina to assess the meaning of a statement shows the importance of asyur context.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. His grandfather was especially renowned. He historicizes Qur’anic aashur the same way classical scholars have done through the concept of abrogation Naskh and occasions of revelation Asbab al-Nuzulbut takes the Maqasid al-Shari’ah welfare objectives of the Islamic law into account where a restriction on freedom of religion would violate the preservation of religion and intellect Hifz al-Din wa al-‘Aql.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Le Cheikh-el-islam Tahar Ben Achour”.

The entire field surrounding the word must be considered. However, its intent is universal and so must be intelligible everywhere. It was clear to obn that the lack of ijtihad had grave consequences.

He wanted to see Muslims coming forth to practice ijtihad for the global community. He was of Andalusian origin. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. This article has multiple issues. Because the shari’ah is universal, it must not be restricted to a single culture. This article needs additional citations for verification.


He thus turns asjur classical reading around, while still connecting the Prophetic history with the Qur’anic text in a more logical way. Therefore, the maqasid of the shari’ah must be engaged. He was a teacher at Zaytuna all his life. Ibn Ashur believes that al-Shafi’i was misunderstood as accepting a solitary hadith over the larger context and that Ahmad ibn Hanbal was misrepresented as accepting a weak hadith over qiyas. He was a writer and author on the subject of reforming Islamic education and jurisprudence.

He suggested that comments seemingly to the contrary from Imam al-Shafi’i and Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal must be distortions of their work. He called for a group of mujtahids from countries around the world, from different madhahib schoolsto address the needs of the community, as the basis for a renewal of civilisation.

Ibn Ashur : Treatise on Maqasid Al-Shariah

Mohamed Fadhel Ben Achour. This tells us that the law is based on reason. Nafip. His strongest argument against it is that the literal occasions that the Zahiri hold onto are quite limited, but that people around the ashyr encounter many more. When he entered Zaytunacare was made to provide him the best teachers.