art of Juristic technique by which a jurist expresses normative values,
instrumental objectives and functionalist goals is largely missing. The methodology
that the early jurists developed and legitimized as a specialized method of
discourse is hardly applied to changing circumstances of this contemporary
world. In the discourse of our age, there has been a paradigm shift from the
reasonable path of understanding to what can be roughly referred to as
irrational one. Bold enough as often we are in our attitude that we label
others irrational or unreasonable but in some other solid perspective we
ourselves are seen as the same.
does have time enough to study that Islamic rulings creatively responds to the
socio-political challenges and changing phase of time? Economic infrastructure,
political demands, social considerations and national interests; all such areas
are taken into consideration to shape the Islamic ruling. Unlike the expert
predecessors, the so-called followers of Salafs have gone to extreme of being
literalist so much that they clearly deny the divine message of God Almighty.