School of thought: Different views
given by scholars
Q587 :There are often different views given - each
supported by scholars. Which one to follow?
A587 : I am afraid I do not have a simple answer.
The only way is to weight up the evidence supporting each view and
choose the one which you consider to be more accurate. If you are
unable to do that, because you lack the knowledge necessary for that
exercise, then you can only choose on the basis what have been told by
a scholar [upon your asking]. As long as you are certain that the
scholar you are asking is knowledgeable and God-fearing, you commit no
sin by implementing the ruling he gives you, even if it is totally
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