Course Description:

This course presents an overview of the juristic school (Math-hab) of Imam Ahmad Bin Hanbal. A classical Fiqh book that covers all relevant topics on jurisprudence according to Imam Ahmad will be studied in full.

Course Code: FIQ481

Credit hours: 3

Pre-Requisites: Completed 116 Cr.

Learning Objectives:

  • Students will be able to count major subjects of Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence), like purification, marriage, Zakah, transactions…. etc
  • Students will be able to write down the Fiqh rulings regarding the above major subjects.
  • Students will be able to summarize in their own words the Fiqh rules of the major subjects they studied.
  • Students will differentiate between the rulings according to Hanbay Math-hab versus other Math-habs.

Course Outline:

  1. Purification
  2. Funeral Rites
  3. Alms-due (Zakah)
  4. Fast
  5. Pilgrimage
  6. Commercial Transactions
  7. Endowment
  8. Testamentary Bequest
  9. Inheritance
  10. Marriage & Divorce
  11. Foodstuffs
  12. Hunted Games
  13. Oaths
  14. Serious Crimes
  15. Judgeship
  16. Testimonies