Shariat Ya Jahalat (Shariah or Ignorance) is a book written by Maulana Muhammad Ilyas Ghuman, a prominent scholar and preacher of Islam in Pakistan. The book is a critique of the extremist ideology of the Taliban and other militant groups that claim to follow the Shariah, but in reality are ignorant of its true teachings and spirit. The book exposes the flaws and contradictions of their arguments and shows how they have deviated from the Quran and Sunnah, the primary sources of Islamic law.
The book is divided into four parts. The first part deals with the definition and sources of Shariah, and the principles and methods of interpreting and applying it. The second part discusses the concept of jihad in Islam, and how it has been misused and distorted by the extremists. The third part covers various issues related to women's rights, education, social justice, democracy, and human rights in Islam, and how they are compatible with the Shariah. The fourth part presents some examples of how the Shariah has been implemented in different times and places in history, and how it can be adapted to the modern context.
The book is based on authentic references from the Quran, Hadith, classical and contemporary scholars, and historical sources. It is written in a simple and clear language, with logical arguments and evidence. It is a valuable contribution to the field of Islamic studies, and a useful guide for anyone who wants to understand the true nature and purpose of Shariah.The author of the book, Maulana Muhammad Ilyas Ghuman, is a well-known scholar and preacher of Islam in Pakistan. He is the founder and head of Jamia Ashrafia, a religious seminary in Lahore. He is also the leader of Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat, a Sunni movement that follows the Hanafi school of jurisprudence and the Maturidi school of theology. He has written many books and articles on various topics related to Islam, such as Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh, Aqeedah, Seerah, Tasawwuf, and Dawah.
The book is a response to the challenges and questions posed by the modern world to the Islamic way of life. The author argues that Islam is not a rigid or outdated religion, but a dynamic and comprehensive system that can guide humanity in every aspect of life. He shows how the Shariah is based on divine revelation and human reason, and how it can accommodate diversity and change without compromising its core values and principles. He also refutes the common misconceptions and allegations against Islam and Shariah, such as violence, intolerance, oppression, backwardness, and extremism.
The book is a must-read for anyone who wants to learn about the true spirit and essence of Shariah, and how it can lead to peace, justice, harmony, and progress in the world. It is also a useful resource for Muslims who want to strengthen their faith and practice their religion according to the authentic teachings of the Quran and Sunnah.The book has received positive reviews from many readers and scholars, who have praised its clarity, depth, and relevance. Some of the reviews are as follows:
\"A very comprehensive and well-researched book that covers all the aspects of Shariah in a lucid and convincing manner. The author has done a great service to Islam and Muslims by presenting the true picture of Shariah and refuting the false claims of the extremists.\" - Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, founder of Minhaj-ul-Quran International.
\"A masterpiece of Islamic literature that exposes the ignorance and deviation of the Taliban and their ilk. The author has used authentic sources and sound arguments to prove that Islam is a religion of peace, mercy, justice, and moderation. The book is a must-read for every Muslim who wants to follow the Quran and Sunnah in their true spirit.\" - Maulana Tariq Jameel, renowned Islamic scholar and preacher.
\"A brilliant and timely book that addresses the burning issues of our times. The author has shown how Shariah is not a rigid or outdated system, but a dynamic and flexible one that can adapt to different times and places. The book is a treasure of knowledge and wisdom that can enlighten and guide anyone who seeks the truth.\" - Dr. Zakir Naik, president of Islamic Research Foundation. a474f39169