Islamic Legal Maxims and Their Application in Islamic Finance presents an explanation in
English of forty of the most important Islamic legal maxims. It systematically clarifies
their meanings and provides examples of their applications in general fiqh issues as
well as Islamic finance. The 2nd Edition includes some additional contemporary
Islamic finance applications of the maxims. Some new references have been added,
and some slight revisions have been made to the original wordings
The most important feature of this book is that it explains each maxim in a way
comprehensible to both Shariah experts and Islamic finance practitioners. Another
feature is its emphasis on the application of the maxims in the actual practice of Islamic
The key features of the book are as follows:
Comprises 40 maxims.
One of the most comprehensive compilations of legal maxims available in
Fully meets the professional standards of English composition.
The meaning of each maxim is briefly but thoroughly explained.
The basis for the maxim’s authority from the Quran and the Sunnah is
Examples are given of its application to general fiqh issues.
Examples are given of its application in Islamic finance, providing clear insight
into the various aspects of Shariah compliance.
The second edition of this book includes some additional contemporary Islamic finance
applications of the maxims. Some new references have been added, and some slight
revisions have been made to the original wordings
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