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Abu al-Hasan Ali Ibn Muhammad Ibn Habib al-Mawardi known in Latin as Alboacen ( CE), was an Islamic jurist of the Shafi’i school most remembered for his works on religion, government, the caliphate, and public and constitutional law during a time of political turmoil. the Mu’tazila school of thought, the great (orthodox) Shafi’i jurist al-Subki (d. Al-Mawardi’s main political thought is embodied in his. Al-Ahham al-Sultaniyah. Only a small portion of the work is however devoted to political theory, the rest of . Mawardi, Abu al-Hasan al-. (d. ). Shafii jurist who wrote the most significant classical theoretical explanation of public law in relation to political theory.

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According to Al-Mawardi the need is proved either by consensus or reason. H and the Uli-al-Amr from amongst you.

The Qurayshite descent of the candidate of Imamate is very important. The Imam may not consult them in the affairs of the State, yet they must obey him.

Although the structure of the Caliphate was brutally shaken during the regime of Hazrat Usman R. The Oxford Dictionary of Islam Covers the religious, political, and social spheres of global Islam in the modern world. The Imam should curb the strong from riding over the weak and encourage the ql to take their due in face of the strong.


Chapter 36: Al-Mawardi

It was the suppression of this right that exposed the Muslim state to disruption and decay. This principle has been elaborated by al-Mawardi with great care and legal acumen. Mawarri obedient of Shariah: Al-Mawardi quotes the following tradition from Abu Hurairah: It means to consult.

The imam has the power to appoint an electoral college or to nominate heir imam. It is related that he did not publish any politicl his works in his lifetime. This policy must confirm the basic principles of Shariah.

Thirdly, if there is change in this ideology either willingly or under the influence of a foreign body. A reported that the Prophet P. The Board of Provincial Boundaries 3.

Mwardi quotes from the Holy Quranto prove the wxistence of ministries. Al-Mawardi omits the case when a mawatdi and licentious person is elected as Imam.

The appointment of honest and sincere men to the principal offices of the state, and to the treasury to secure sound and effective administration and to safeguard the finances of the state. Female is not in position to become imam.

Mawardi, Abu al-Hasan al-

Aits basic principle remained permanent and operative. His greatest merit, therefore, lies in the fact that he abstains from abstract speculation and correlates the opinions of the jurists to the historical perspective of his age.

If the same agreements are hazardous for the cause of Islam and the Muslims. About Al-mawardiAl-Mawardi. But al-Mawardi is not alone in this respect, for this is the agreed opinion of Sunnite jurists and theologians. Hprovided you believe in God and in the day of Judgment.


The political thought of Abu Al-Hassan Al-Mawardi

It paved way for further research. The Wazir of Delegation is politocal person in whom the Imam has the fullest confidence and to whom the powers of administration of the realm are delegated.

The most significant may be summarized as follows: To produce ease in state administration, a government should have various diwans departments. People have been empowered to elect the best one among them as caliph.

This difference of opinion reflects different attitudes to the institution maqardi the Caliphate and to its nature. He may be deposed if he becomes morally degraded and his immoral acts are dangerous for the collectible interests. For one hundred years of Umayyad rule the struggle between these two forces continued. This practice during the reign of Abbasids engendered palace intrigues and induced destructive internecine wars and dynastic feuds. This office therefore, is the outcome of Ijma.