I don't currently intend to become one (I don't really have the time right now). I was wondering this in order to know the kind of background people called scholars have. One can always look their individual background in biographies (if one is available). Is there a condition common to all schools and countries ?

  • I recommend you to narrow this question as it is too broad. Maybe by asking about giving fatwa...
    – Medi1Saif
    Jan 7, 2017 at 21:35
  • There are many conditions until i'll have time to write an answer I recommend you to read on wikipedia the article on in ijtihad as there are some basical similarities.
    – Medi1Saif
    Jan 8, 2017 at 8:56
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    I assume you can read Arabic here's a Biography of a scholar quoting his background dedewnet.com/index.php/about-us/2010-07-03-07-50-14.html
    – Medi1Saif
    Jan 18, 2017 at 12:37
  • @RebeccaJ.Stones the answers of the duplicate are poor!
    – Medi1Saif
    Mar 28, 2018 at 9:31


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