The Wergild of Non- Muslim in Islamic Jurisprudence

Ali Abdallah Abu Yahia


This research paper discusses the wergild of Non-Muslim reviewed scholars points of view and their evidence with discussion it and mention the most commonly acceptable one. During the research we can see that Non-Muslim wergild is the same of Muslim when he is) Themi(, Covenanter, or Protected, and this point, which ALHANAFIYA has adopted, is the nearest to justice that Islamic legislation guarantees to Non-Muslims , hence, Jordanian Sharia Courts have adopted.


Wergild, Penalties, Islamic Jurisprudence

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