The role of sunnah in the ijtihads of Abdullah B. Mas'ûd

Thesis Type: Doctorate

Institution Of The Thesis: Uludağ Üniversitesi, Turkey

Approval Date: 2017

Thesis Language: Turkish




Abdullah b. Mas'ûd is one of the leading scholar of the Sahaba. He, with his this feature, has played a prominent role during the period of Rashid Caliphs which is the century of the foundation of Islamic thought tradition and also he was such a leader character who carried Islamic thought more clear for the next generations. This situation, it is a natural consequence of Muhammad (s.a.s)'s nearness to him and Prophet's special attention to his education and preparation for the next periods. Therefore, the ijtihad of Ibn Mas'ûd should be seen as the product of the sunnah knowledge and conscious that had been gained in this duration. In addition, Ibn Mas'ûd's perception of the sunnah, ijtihads and the method on which these ijtihads are based will be the source of the correct proposals and the set for depiction of the sunnah.