This course is a key component of the Seekers curriculum. It is for serious students of knowledge who want to go beyond merely understanding what they need to implement in their own lives to being able to answer other people’s religious questions related to Islamic Law.
The details of the two main topic of this course include:
Fiqh of Trade
The integrals of the sale contract; options to cancel; what is permissible to buy and sell; distinction between a contract forbidden and invalid and that which is forbidden but not invalid; Riba in sales contract; returning defected goods; selling fruits and crops; the concept of possession; dealing with disputes over transactions; buying in advance (salam); loans; collateral; bankruptcy (taflis); suspension of contractors; debt transfer; guaranteeing payments; partnerships (sharika); Wakala; making deposits; Borrowing; returning stolen goods; Shuf’a; Qirad; Musaqah; Muzara’a; renting and hiring; Ja’ala; lost and found; finding lost child (luqta); games and competitions; endowments (awqf); gifts; manumission.
Fiqh of Inheritance
Bequests; inheritors; conditions of inheritance; inheritance shares; blocking inheritors; adjusting shares.
Fiqh of trade:
- Integrals of the sale contract
- Options to cancel
- What is permissible to buy and sell
- Returning defected goods
- The concept of possession
- Dealing with disputes over transactions
Fiqh of inheritance:
- Conditions of inheritance
- Inheritance shares
- Blocking inheritors
- Adjusting shares