John Butt - A TALEBAN THEORY OF STATE: - A review of the Chief Justice’s
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John Butt - A TALEBAN THEORY OF STATE: - A review of the Chief Justice’s

30 August 2023

Summary

Haqqani writes on page 59, in his chapter on the Election of the Head of State: Looking at all the injunctions in the Quran and in the sunnah, we cannot find any clear injunction laying down the manner of election of the head of state…. [...] 24 A Taleban Theory of State: A review of the Chief Justice’s book of jurisprudence In order to try and seek out a model for the election of the head of state, Haqqani goes into the election of the first four caliphs of Islam, after the Prophet, searching for clues as to how the amir should be elected. [...] 36 The Hadith cited as the basis of the consensus of Sunni scholars on this matter is found in the collections of both Bukhari and Muslim: “In this matter, people will follow the Quraysh.” In his detailed explanation of the Hadith collection of Imam Muslim, Imam Nawawi writes, “This Hadith and other similar Hadiths like it are a clear proof that the caliphate is the exclusive right of the Quraysh…. [...] For example, in Chapter 23, on the Structure of Government in Islam, Haqqani formally acknowledges the three branches of government, the legislature, 28 A Taleban Theory of State: A review of the Chief Justice’s book of jurisprudence the executive, and the judiciary. [...] With the liberation of the mind that had come to Muslims with the revelation of the Quran and its constant exhortation to research and reflect on the mysteries of creation in order to discover the secrets of the Creator, Muslims were able to build on Greek knowledge in various fields to create the civilisation that flowered in Baghdad until the sacking of the city by the Mongols in 1258.40 Europea.

Pages
45
Published in
Afghanistan