About the Journal
Al-Abṣār is a double-blind، peer-reviewed, open-access، tri-lingual (Arabic, English, Urdu) journal published bi-annually by the department of Fiqh and Shariah at the Islamia University of Bahawalpur. it was established in June 2022. The significance of Islamic education has increased to a great extent in the modern-day world. Many religious and spiritual issues have become complex for the common man. Answers to these and many other such issues can only be sought in pure and practical research in Fiqh and Shariah and Islamic education.
With these vital goals and sacred objectives, the department of Fiqh and Sharia has launched its research journal named, ‘Al-Abṣār’. Al-Abṣār is meant to facilitate its research scholars in creating a comprehensive and global understanding of Islam and its sciences specially Fiqh and Shariah. Al-Abṣār aims to address the modern-day issues in the light of the true teachings of Islam. Al-Abṣār aims to promote scholarly research on contemporary issues and complexities of the modern-day world in addition to the orthodox approach to research.
Aims and Objectives
Al-Abṣār is an Academic Journal devoted to religious research and scholarship. It is to serve as a forum for scholars to write objectively, analytically and, where-ever necessary, critically on all the fields of religious studies with the special reference to Fiqh and Shariah and Islamic economics, in order to find answers to the question relating to social, political, economic, and moral problems of the fast and drastically changing world of today and to define the religion in terms of its fundamentals in a rational and liberal manner emphasizing, at the same time, the basic religious ideals of universal brotherhood, tolerance, and social justice.
One of the basic aims of this Journal is to develop a close linkage between the intellectuals and the common man of the society with the help of scholarly research, especially in the field of Fiqh and Shariah.