Dynamic Picturasation And Modern Challenges: A Comparative Study In The Light Of Islamic Jurisprudence

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Dr. Muhammad Amjad , Prof. Dr. Kalsoom Pracha , Dr. Muhamad Zaffar Iqbal Saeedi , Dr.M.Shafiq Anjum , Dr Faizan Ahmed , Dr.Muhammad Ramzan Ashraf , Dr. Imran Ali


Islam is a complete code of life that guides regarding all the fields of life ranging  from  daily life chores to  the frequently rising complexities. Advancements in science and technology has speed up the process of communication and entertainment. Images and Moving Images are the greatly emerging fields of life that are directly influencing the socities. Muslim society is supposed  to observe all the limitations set by Islam in each field of life. Images especially the moving images are required to line up with the sphere of Islamic Jurisprudence. The most famous and the most influential scholars of Islam have different opinion regarding the sanctity of moving  pictures. The differences in opinions arise due to different appraoch towards using science and technology. Pictures are different in nature from the videos and the set of Shariya orders defined for pictures don’t apply on videos as they constitute an unprecdented fiefdom. None can deny the role of vedios and their relative importance in today’s world. It requires a peculiar study and profound analysis while relying on primary and secondary sources of Islamic jurisprudence to determine the special status of moving pictures. Special status, thus, will be assigned with a particular decrees and opinions backed by Hadiths and Ijtehad to translate the legitimacy of videos. Eventually, the affirmative role that can be played by videos in the propagation and promulgation of Islam, will be considered.

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