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Al-Ijmaa' refers to the agreement of all scholars worthy of making legal decisions from the Ummah (Nation) of Muhammad after his death on a religious matter in any period in time.

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Can ijma be used as a source of religious ruling?

To me, "ijma" means consensus of muslims on some religious ruling that is unanimous in time and space. This means that there would not be a majority of muslims who disagree with it. Also there is no ...
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In case of confusion and controversies, is there an Islamic authority that has a ruling to address the issue?

New and complicated problems arise every now and then. They are almost bound with the time. In case an issue arises, Is there any Muslim body/school who can resolve the issue, by offering their own ...
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What are Ijma (izma) and qiyaas (kias) and when are they applied?

I have heard Ijma & Qias are applicable if there is nothing specific in The Quran or Hadith. Is that true?? So my question is what are Ijma and qiyaas, and when are they applicable?