(Draft Article) Following a Madhab (School of Islamic Jurisprudence)

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By a member of the MuslimAnswers.net Team

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيم

I was requested to write something about why I took up a school of jurisprudence after many years of being a Ghayr Muqallid. I have to admit that I do not have a very inspiring personal narrative, but I wish to counterbalance this deficiency by relating the specific points that in one way or the other lead to this change. I do admit that many of these points are discussed in the writings of others in a much better way, but I wanted to pinpoint what I thought were the important arguments for me. Continue reading