Category «Fiqh»

Tazir: Discretionary Punishment according to Ibn Taymiyyah

Ibn Taymiyyah talks in his book As-Siyasah ash-Shar’iyyah about tazir, its reasons, and its extent. I will provide a non-direct translation of what he says. Sins That Get Tazir Sins that do not have a prescribed hadd punishment or kaffarah for them are given a tazir punishment. Examples of these sins include: A man kissing …