07 Jul Tip for Understanding Islamic Concepts (#1457)
Tip for Understanding Islamic Concepts (#1457)
Osama’s tips for understanding Islamic concepts
The moment there are exceptions to the rule, that is the precise moment that you must distill the issue to it’s function, rather than the details of the issue.
If there is an “except,” then you have to realize that you cannot apply a ruling or a view to every situation, and to do so, is to misunderstand or even worse, to mishandle Islamic methodological thought.
It is broad and pragmatic ideational structures that have ensured that Islam continues to be relevant to Muslims’ everyday lives today. If you refuse to acknowledge that exceptions exist, you have failed to grasp the totality of Islamic thinking.