Fatwa

From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Jump to: navigation, search
Fatwa [r]: A decree, usually ordering or forbidding action, on a point of Sharia; it is assumed to have been issued by a qualified scholar, but there is a more general acceptance that it must be accepted by a community of scholars to be valid; there is dispute if other than the issuer can revoke it [e]

This article contains just a definition and optionally other subpages (such as a list of related articles), but no metadata. Create the metadata page if you want to expand this into a full article.