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Law and legal theory in classical and medieval Islam

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These studies by Wael Hallaq represent an important contribution to our understanding of the neglected field of medieval Islamic law and legal thought. Spanning the period from the 8th to the 16th centuries, they draw upon a wide range of original sources to offer both fresh interpretations of those sources and a careful evaluation of contemporary by: 9.

Book Description. These studies by Wael Hallaq represent an important contribution to our understanding of the neglected field of medieval Islamic law and legal thought.

This work deals with the law and legal theory in classical and medieval Islam. Among the topics covered are: non-analogical arguments in Sunni juridical Qiyas; logic and formal arguments in Sunni jurisprudence; inductive corroboration; and al-Shafi'i and his influence on Islamic jurisprudence.

Book: Law and Legal Theory in Classical and Medieval Islam May 8, Books, Fiqh & Socitey, Governing & Policy, Library, Publication These studies by Wael Hallaq represent an important contribution to our understanding of the neglected field of medieval Islamic law and legal thought.

Law and Legal Theory in Classical and Medieval Islam - Wael B. Hallaq - Google Books. These studies by Wael Hallaq represent an important contribution to our understanding of the neglected field. Corpus ID: Law and Legal Theory in Classical and Medieval Islam @inproceedings{HallaqLawAL, title={Law and Legal Theory in Classical and Medieval Islam}, author={Wael B.

Hallaq}, year={} }. More. This book offers the first sustained jurisprudential inquiry into Islamic natural law theory.

It introduces readers to competing theories of Islamic natural law theory based on close readings of Islamic legal sources from as early as the ninth and tenth centuries C.E. In popular debates about Islamic law, modern Muslims perpetuate an image of Islamic law as legislated by God, to whom the.

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Fler böcker inom. Studies on Jurisprudence in Honor of Bernard Weiss. The contributions of Bernard Weiss to the study of the principles of jurisprudence (uṣūl al-fiqh) are recognized in a series of contributions on Islamic legal theory. These thirteen chapters study a range of Islamic texts and employ contemporary legal, religious, and hermeneutical theory to study the methodology of Islamic law.

In his latest book, he traces the history of Islamic legal theory from its beginnings until the modern period. The book is the first of its kind in organization, approach to the subject, and critical apparatus, and as such will be an essential tool for the understanding of Islamic legal theory in particular and Islamic law in s: 8.

His recent publications include Studies in Early Muslim Jurisprudence () and Interpretation and Jurisprudence in Medieval Islam (). Robert Gleave is Professor of Arabic Studies at the University of Exeter, UK.

He works mainly in the area of Islamic legal theory. His books include Inevitable Doubt: Two Theories of Shīʿī Jurisprudence. Legal History; Philosophy of Law; Research Methods of Law; Roman Law; Scots Law; Literary Studies. Classical & Medieval Philosophy; Deleuze and Guattari Studies; Islamic Philosophy; Islamic Law Books.

Filter by Book Type: Availability: Open Access only: 12 Item(s) Sort By. The contributions of Bernard Weiss to the study of the principles of jurisprudence (uṣūl al-fiqh) are recognized in a series of contributions on Islamic legal theory. These thirteen chapters study a range of Islamic texts and employ contemporary legal, religious, and hermeneutical theory to study the methodology of Islamic law.

A history of Islamic legal theories: an introduction to Sunnī uṣūl al-fiqh (New York: Cambridge University Press, ).

Law and legal theory in classical and medieval Islam (Aldershot, UK; Brookfield, VT: Variorum, ; containing reprints of twelve articles published between and ). This book offers a fresh perspective on religious culture in the medieval Middle East.

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It investigates the ways Muslims thought about and practiced at sacred spaces and in sacred times through two detailed case studies: the shrines in honour of the head of al-Husayn (the martyred grandson of the Prophet), and the holy month of Rajab. Medieval Islam (J. Mojaddedi and A.

Rippin, eds.) (). Colin Imber was formerly Reader in Turkish at the University of Manchester. Robert Gleave is Professor of Arabic Studies at the University of Exeter, UK. He works mainly in the area of Islamic legal theory. His books include Inevitable Doubt: Two Theories of Shīʿī Jurisprudence ( This book represents an explanation of the institution of hisba in medieval Islam, through one of the most used texts in the field.

It includes a thorough translation of the text, written by a practising muhtasib, scholar and judge, together with accompanying biographical and bibliographical notes. This book considers an important and largely neglected area of Islamic law by exploring how medieval Muslim jurists resolved criminal cases that could not be proven beyond a doubt, calling into question a controversial popular notion about Islamic law today, which is that Islamic law is a divine legal tradition that has little room for discretion or doubt, particularly in Islamic criminal law.

Shari'a is known in Islamic legal theory as "fiqh." Classical Sunni legal theory crystallized around the tenth century CE1 with the emergence of four distinct * Cynthia Shawamreh is a Lecturer in Law at The University of Chicago Law School.

She is also Senior Counsel at the City of Chicago Department of Law, Finance and Economic. The term "Sharia" literally means "the path to a watering hole.""Sharia is a religious code for living, in the same way that the Bible offers a moral system for Christians." 2There are multiple forms of Sharia laws.

For example, the Maliki Law School accepts evidence of pregnancy as proof that an unmarried woman has either committed adultery or been raped. Criminal Law of Islam.

New Delhi: Kitab Bhavan, E-mail Citation» A comprehensive, detailed, four-volume analysis of Islamic criminal law in a format that will be recognizable to lawyers and law students.

The work also provides a comparison between classical Islamic and modern Egyptian criminal law. Peters, Rudolph. In comparison with modern law, the classical Hindu law was a peculiar legal system as it followed a unique arrangement of law and polity with a unique scheme of values.

Ancient India represented a distinct tradition of law, and had a historically independent school of legal theory and practice. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This essay refers only to Sharia law as found in the Sunni Islamic tradition; this includes about 85% of all Muslims.

For coverage of the Shi'a interpretatations of Sharia law, the book "An Introduction to Shi'i Islam: The History and Doctrines of Twelver Shi'ism" by Moojan Momen has been recommended as a good source of information.

Introduction. The Hanafi School is one of the four major schools of Sunni Islamic legal reasoning and repositories of positive law. It was built upon the teachings of Abu Hanifa (d. ), a merchant who studied and taught in Kufa, Iraq, and who is reported to have left behind one major work, Al-Fiqh of Abu Hanifa’s disciples, Abu Yusuf (d.

) and al-Shaybani (d.

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), compiled. Sharīʿah - Sharīʿah - Development of different schools of law: Different regions within the Islamic empire developed divergent regional legal traditions, which were reproduced in study circles, or ḥalqah (so named because the teacher was, as a rule, seated on a dais or cushion with the pupils gathered in a semicircle before him).

The most active study circles were found in the Hejaz (a. In this book, first published inthe author traces the history of Islamic legal theory from its early beginnings until the modern period. Initially, he focuses on the early formation of this theory, analysing its central themes and examining the developments which gave rise to a variety of s: 5.

This article provides a general overview of Sharia law to those interested in learning about foreign legal systems in general or Sharia law in particular.

Sharia Defined. In its Islamic context, Sharia may be defined as the totality of God’s commands and exhortations, intended to regulate all aspects of human conduct and guide believers on the path of eternal salvation.

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The classical theory of Islamic jurisprudence elaborates how scriptures should be interpreted from the standpoint of linguistics and rhetoric. It also comprises methods for establishing authenticity of hadith and for determining when the legal force of a scriptural passage is .The Hawala, an early informal value transfer system, has its origins in classical Islamic law, and is mentioned in texts of Islamic jurisprudence as early as the 8th century.

Hawala itself later influenced the development of the agency in common law and in civil laws such as the aval in French law and the Cavallo in Italian law. The words aval and Cavallo were themselves derived from Hawala.Narratives of Islamic Legal Theory Rumee Ahmed Oxford Islamic Legal Studies.

Re-examines how and why legal theory treatises (usul al-fiqh) were written, revealing the underlying narratives animating Muslim jurists' understanding of the lawOutlines the ways in which legal philosophy and theology mutually influenced premodern jurists as they formulated their respective visions of law, ethics.