The Relationship of Maqasid Al-Sharia and the Quran
The study of Maqasid Al-Sharia (purposes of Sharia) is one of the research areas that has recently gained a wide popularity. The problem of this research lies in the fact that some researchers might believe that the study of Shariah purposes may not be relevant to the Quranic texts. The purpose of this paper is to showcase the relationship between the Quran and purposes of Shariah. Accordingly, the study takes an analytical approach by tracking the Quranic verses to identify the extent to which they are related to Maqasid Al-Sharia. The research indicates that the Maqaid Al-Sharia and the Quran are clearly correlated. It also suggests that Maqaid that are not based on Quranic text are generally invalid.