Monday, June 6, 2011

Dr Riaz Ansary

Riaz Ansary graduated from the College of Sharee'ah of the Islamic University of Madeenah in 1993. He completed his master's degree in usool al-fiqh at the International Islamic University of Malaysia and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization, also in Malaysia.

He has translated a number of Arabic books into English, including biographies of the Companion Adee ibn Haatim and the Hadeeth scholar Aboo Daawood al-Sijistaanee [for Dar us-Salam, Riyadh], and Muhammad Hamidullah's compilation Political Documents of the Prophet (pbuh) [for the Islamic Book Trust, KL], and he is the author of a book, A Search for Happiness,published by Dar ul-Huda in Chennai, India.

Dr Riaz serves as the instructor for Usool Al-Fiqh and Uloom Al-Qur'an for the Islamic Online University.

Here are links to some of Dr Riaz's articles on Usool Al-Fiqh which show his level of expertise in this field:

Use of the Principle of Consequences to Relieve Hardship:
Part 1|Part 2|Part 3|Part 4

Use of the Principle of Consequences to Prevent Misuse of Sharī'ah Entitlements:
Part 1|Part 2|Part 3|Part 4

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