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Was Allama Iqbal A Conservative Mullah?

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“The question which confronts [the Muslims] today, is whether the Law of Islam is capable of evolution– a question which will require great intellectual effort, and is sure to be answered in the affirmative, provided the world of Islam approaches it in the spirit of ‘Umar– the first critical and independent mind in Islam who, at the last moments of the Prophet, had the moral courage to utter these remarkable words: “The Book of God is sufficient for us.”


Also read: ‘The Reconstruction’: Was Iqbal Really A Conservative?


Iqbal rejects the supposed finality of the religious law in the 4 Fiqhs of Islam. He believes, Law of Islam is ‘capable of evolution’.

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