Terms such as jihad and shari'ah are often misused especially by the media and we offer more thoughtful definitions on a range of theological terms as well as providing further recommended reading. Please note that the term Islamic law in this glossary should not be interpreted as overriding British law.

Untold Islam:

Glossary

FATWA

FATWA

HADITH

HADITH

JIHAD

JIHAD

MASLAHA

MASLAHA

TAWHID

TAWHID

ZAKAT

ZAKAT

FUTUWWA

FUTUWWA

IJMA

IJMA

MADHHAB

MADHHAB

SHARI'AH

SHARI'AH

ULAMA

ULAMA

FIQH

FIQH

IJTIHAD

IJTIHAD

MAQASID

MAQASID

SUNNAH

SUNNAH

ZAHIR AND BATIN

ZAHIR AND BATIN