The Concept of ‘Qiyas’-Shaykh Abdullah bin Hamid Ali

“The attachment of an occurrence, in whose regard no explicit text exists to another occurrence, in whose regard there exists an explicit text in the ruling that the explicit text mentions, due to their equality in the ruling’s ratio legis…”

Shaykh ‘Abd Al-Wahhab Khallaf

The concept of Qiyas (legal analogy) is a difficult concept to grasp. In a question and answer session for the course, Legal Foundations of Maliki Law 1.0, Shaykh Abdullah Ali explains some of the key aspects towards understanding this very important Islamic legal concept. Listen to Shaykh Abdullah explanation:

Shaykh Abdullah Ali on ‘Qiyas