What are the arguments of those who think that one must blindly follow a jurist? What are your rebuttals to these arguments?
I find it troublesome that we do not call the Shias the unbelievers but on the other hand why do we exclude the 5th Imam Jafar?
It is generally held that Islamic interpretations are can only be done by ahl al-Ra’y (people of the opinion, i.e. scholars) and not everyone. I wanted to learn the true Islamic perspective on the issue.
I wanted to know what exactly are the objections raised against Imam Abu Hanifah in the field of Hadith and your response to these.