AL-MANAHIJ is a scholarly journal of Islamic law studies. It is a forum for debate for scholars and professionals concerned with Islamic Laws and legal cultures of Muslim Worlds. It aims for recognition as a leading medium for a scholarly and professional discourse of Islamic laws. It is a joint initiative of the members of the APIS (Asosiasi Peminat Ilmu Syariah) and the Syariah Faculty of the State Institute of Islamic Studies of Purwokerto (IAIN Purwokerto).
Al-Manahij covers textual and fieldwork studies of Islamic laws with various perspectives. The journal is published twice a year (every June and December), and each publication contains ten articles in the field of Islamic law, therefore in a year, the journal publishes twenty articles. The journal presents qualified scholarly articles, which always place Islamic law in the central focus of academic inquiry. This journal is a forum for debate for scholars and professionals concerned with Islamic law and Islamic legal cultures within local and challenging global contexts. The journal invites any comprehensive observation of Islamic law as a system of norms in Muslim society. The journal has become a medium of diffusion and exchange of ideas and research findings, so much so that researchers, writers, and readers have interacted in a scholarly manner.