Abu Ala Mawdudi’s words on Islamic law and constitution. This paper is a review of the book titled “The Islamic law and constitution” written by Sayyid Abula’la Maududi. The author was a well-known. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Maudoodi, Syed Abul `Ala, ; Format: Book; 1 v.

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Islamic Law and Constitution

Chishti direct descendant of Moinuddin Chishti. He wrote to various Muslim luminaries invited them to join him there.

His funeral was held in Buffalo, but he was buried in an unmarked grave at his residence in IchhraLahore after a very large funeral procession through the city.

In [46] and again in[47] the compromises involved in electoral politics led to a split in the party over what some members felt were a lowering of JI’s moral standards. Mawdudi was, until his death inbut especially to the time of his resignation as amir of the Jamaat-i-Islami inthe best known, most controversial, and most highly visible of all the religious leaders of the country.

Economic System Of Islam. The purpose of Islam is to set up a state on the basis of its own ideology and programme, regardless of which nation assumes the role of the standard-bearer of Islam or the rule of which nation is undermined in the process of the establishment of an ideological Islamic State.

When women have to go out of their homes, they should According to Maududi, Islam had an ” unwritten constitution ” that needed “to be transformed into a written one”. Under Maududi’s Islamic state, this tax would be applicable to all able-bodied non-Muslim men—elderly, children and women being exempt—in return from their exemption from military service, which all adult Muslim men would be subject to.


In Esposito, John L. Can I view this online? Maududi also believed there would be little need for the traditional roll of ulama as “leaders, judges, and guardians of the community”, in a “reformed and rationalized Islamic order” where those trained in modern as well as traditional subjects would practice ijtihad and where Muslims were educated properly in Arabic, the Quran, Hadith, etc.

They often make laws not in the best interest of the people Of all the elements of Islamic laws dealing with property and money payment of zakat and other Islamic taxesetc.

The lines of demarcation that defined Islam were perforce ajd Then cnstitution, and again inwhen the Pakistan government tried to crush the Jama’at, it had been the judiciary that rescued the party.

Initially, Maududi opposed the creation of a separate Muslim state in the subcontinent. Maududi strongly opposed the concept of nationalismbelieving it to be shirk polytheism[] [] and “a Western concept which divided the Muslim world and thus prolonged the supremacy of Western imperialist powers”.

He also learned English and German in order to study, intensively, Western philosophysociology and history for full five years: Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page. Islam wishes to destroy all states and governments anywhere on the face of the earth which are opposed to the ideology and programme consgitution Islam, regardless of the country or the nation which rules it.

Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Towards this end, Islam wishes to press into service all forces maydudi can bring about a revolution and a composite term for the use of all these forces is ‘ Jihad ‘ Further information on the Library’s opening hours is available at: From to Maududi was the editor of al-Jamiahthe newspaper of the Jamiyat-i Ulama an organization of Islamic clergya position of “extreme importance and influence.


In the judiciary, Maududi originally proposed the inquisitional system where judges implement law without discussion or interference by lawyers, which he saw as un-Islamic.

Catalog Record: The Islamic law and constitution | Hathi Trust Digital Library

This page was last edited on 10 Decemberat The Muslim does “not have islmaic right to choose a way of life for himself or assume whatever duties he likes. On the other hand, Constitutin believed the state had no need to govern in the Western sense of the term, since the government and citizenry would abide by the same “infallible and inviolable divine law”, power would not corrupt and no one would feel oppressed. By virtue of my inner light, I conclude that neither the old school nor the new is totally in the right.

Non-Muslims would also be barred from holding certain high level offices in the Islamic state. Consulate, Dacca, Dispatch no.

Catalog Record: The Islamic law and constitution | Hathi Trust Digital Library

To try to see mauduei is wrong and to try to seek their acquaintance is worse. Jihad should be used to eliminate un-Islamic rule and establish the worldwide Islamic state:.

However following a coup by General Ayub Khan, the constitution was shelved maucudi Maududi and his party were politically repressed, Maududi being imprisoned in and again in