Sources of Islamic legislation 1-Textual sources: - Quran -Sunnah 2- Sources requiring scholarly endeavor (ijtihad). 1-      Unanimity (i.e. Ijma' ). 2-      Analogy (i.e. Qiyas). 3-      Subtle analogy (i.e. Isthsan). 4-      Interests without rulings (i.e. Ma li Mursalah). 5-      Customs of Muslims (i.e. al- 'Urf). 6-      Statements by the Prophet’s (peace be upon him) Companions’. 7-      The laws of earlier divine religions. 8-      Prevention of what leads to the prohibited (i.e. sadd al-dhara’i'). 9-      Al-Istishab.