Mufti Muhammad Shafi's Stance Regarding “Hudood” and “Ta'zirat” in Ma’arif-ul-Quran الحدود والتعزيرات في تفسير معارف القرآن للشيخ المفتي محمدشفيع

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Hafiz Tariq Hassan


This article delves into the jurisprudential stance of Mufti Muhammad Shafi regarding the concepts of "Hudood" (prescribed punishments) and "Ta'zirat" (discretionary punishments) in Islamic law. Mufti Muhammad Shafi, a renowned Islamic scholar and jurist of the 20th century, played a significant role in interpreting and elucidating Islamic legal principles. His approach towards the application of Hudood and Ta'zirat reflects a nuanced understanding of Islamic jurisprudence and its relevance to contemporary society. Through an analysis of his writings and fatwas (legal opinions), this article examines Mufti Muhammad Shafi's perspective on the conditions, limitations, and ethical considerations surrounding the implementation of Hudood punishments. Furthermore, it explores his views on the role of discretion (Ta'zirat) in administering justice within the framework of Shariah. By elucidating Mufti Muhammad Shafi's insights, this article aims to contribute to a deeper understanding of Islamic legal theory and its practical implications in addressing contemporary legal challenges.

Keywords: Muhammad Shafi, Jurisprudential, Significant, Punishments, Practical Implications, Contemporary Legal Challenges.


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