Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Does Islam Ever Change? The Role of Ijmāʿ (Consensus) in the 21st Century

During a time when fluidity impacts morals, laws, and principles, what happens to creed and objective truth? Dr. Omar Suleiman addresses the role of Ijma’ when it comes to Islamic rulings on ever-changing modern day issues.

This session was part of the Yaqeen Academic Conference at the 2021 MAS-ICNA Convention in Chicago, IL.

Dr. Omar Suleiman

Dr. Omar Suleiman

President | Imam Dr. Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and an Adjunct Professor of Islamic Studies in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program at Southern Methodist University. He is also the Resident Scholar at Valley Ranch Islamic Center and Co-Chair Emeritus of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square.