Islamic scholars convene at ijtihad symposium in İstanbul


Date posted: May 10, 2014

ISTANBUL

Around 100 Islamic scholars from many parts of the world gathered at İstanbul Congress Center at ijtihad conference organized by Yeni ümit and Hira Magazines.

The two-day long symposium will focus on issues on ijtihad on Islam. Professor Suat Yıldırım will chair the symposium.

Source: Cihan , May 10, 2014


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