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‘Maqasid’ databank / collection

This databank / collection includes the digitised content of the “Bibliography for Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah”, an encyclopaedic project undertaken and published by Al-Furqan. This comprehensive reference manual and historical documentation of what has been written in the field of Maqāṣid (objectives of Islamic law), identifies and gathers the cumulative research produced over the course of history in this field since the 3rd century of the Islamic calendar, up to date.

The “Bibliography for Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah” is a unique collection. It includes around 2000 references (manuscripts, university theses, conference proceedings and contemporary studies), in all the madhabs (juridical schools of law) and the Islamic schools of thought.