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Islamic law and legal theory

Islamic law and legal theory

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic law

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Ian Edge.
    SeriesThe International library of essays in law and legal theory., 7
    ContributionsEdge, Ian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLAW
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 608 p. ;
    Number of Pages608
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1278197M
    ISBN 100814721893
    LC Control Number95009932

    Studies in Islamic Law and Society accommodates monographs, collections of essays, critical editions of texts with annotated translation, and reference works whose subject-matter lies within the field of classical and modern Islamic law. Both the study of legal texts and legal discourse and the study of the social circumstances in which law has been and is being shaped - the reciprocity of. 2. Wolfhart Heinrichs, Qawaid as a Genre of Legal Literature, in Studies in Islamic Legal Theory (Bernard Weiss ed., Studies in Islamic Law and Society vol. 15, Brill ). * Ph.D. candidate, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Islamic Natural Law Theories Anver M. Emon. Offers the first introduction to Islamic theories of natural law for Western readers; Presents an original recasting of the Islamic natural law tradition that provides a fuller understanding of central tenets of Islamic jurisprudence. Book Description. Within the global phenomenon of the (re)emergence of religion into issues of public debate, one of the most salient issues confronting contemporary Muslim societies is how to relate the legal and political heritage that developed in pre-modern Islamic polities to the political order of the modern states in which Muslims now live.

      In its classic form, Islamic legal theory was marked by its commitment to pluralism and the centrality of human agency in Islamic jurisprudence. Yet in contemporary Malaysia, lay Muslims tend to understand Islamic law as being purely divine, with a single “correct” answer to any given question.   This book explores the relationship between custom and Islamic law and seeks to uncover the role of custom in the construction of legal rulings. On a deeper level, however, it deals with the perennial problem of change and continuity in the Islamic legal tradition (or Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US.


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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.

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 Cited by: Part 3 The development of the Sunnit law schools and Sunni legal theory: Al-Shafii's role in the development of Islamic jurisprudence, A.

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Hallaq; Abu Hanifa. The book contains studies on Marriage and Divorce, Contract Law in the new Civil Codes of Egypt, Iraq and Syria; the ideological springs of Muhammed 'Abduh's visionary program for the reconstruction of Shari'a, the place of Islamic law in the judicial doctrine and policy of the Egyptian State and Legal : Laurel Davis.

Get this from a library. Islamic law and legal theory. [Ian Edge;] -- "This Major Reference series brings together a wide range of key international articles in law and legal theory. Many of these essays are not readily accessible, and their presentation in these. As a study of an existing legal system in continuity with past Islamic law and practice, it sheds new light on Islamic legal doctrine, practice, and institutions, correcting for Cited by: Islamic legal theory (usÅ«l al-fiqh) is literally regarded as ’the roots of the law’ whilst Islamic jurists consider it to be the basis of Islamic jurisprudence and thus an essential aspect of Islamic law.

This volume addresses the sources, methods and principles of Islamic law leading to an a. 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. Introduction There are typically eleven disciplines listed under the heading of the “Islamic sciences” or the “shar’i sciences.” These may be divided into the “intrinsic sciences” – theology, Qur’anic exegesis, hadith, law and legal theory – and the “ancillary sciences” – which include logic and the language arts.

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 by: Islamic legal theory is a complex subject which challenges the ingenuity of any expert and therefore special care has been taken to select articles for their clarity as well as their quality, variety and critique to ensure an in-depth, engaging and easy understanding of what is normally a highly theoretical subject.

Studies In Islamic Legal Theory book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume is unique as a collection of studies devoted e 4/5(3). For many scholars working on Islamic law, the term usūl al-fiqh conjurs up what has come to be widely called the classical Sunni theory of law.

According to this theory, the law has four fundamental “roots”: the Qur'ān, the Sunnah (sayings and deeds of the Prophet Muhammad), the consensus of Muslim jurists, and analogical reasoning. Islamic legal theory is a complex subject which challenges the ingenuity of any expert and therefore special care has been taken to select articles for their clarity as well as their quality, variety and critique to ensure an in-depth, engaging and easy understanding Author: Mashood A.

Baderin. Author: Mashood A. Baderin; Publisher: Routledge ISBN: Category: Law Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Islamic legal theory (usūl al-fiqh) is literally regarded as ’the roots of the law’ whilst Islamic jurists consider it to be the basis of Islamic.

Sharia (/ ʃ ə ˈ r iː ə /, Arabic: شريعة ‎ [ʃaˈriːʕah]), Islamic law or Sharia law is a religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition. It is derived from the religious precepts of Islam, particularly the Quran and the Arabic, the term sharīʿah refers to God's immutable divine law and is contrasted with fiqh, which refers to its human scholarly interpretations.

Islamic legal theory (usūl al-fiqh) is literally regarded as ‘the roots of the law’ whilst Islamic jurists consider it to be the basis of Islamic jurisprudence and thus an essential aspect of Author: Mashood Baderin.

BRILL, May 9, - Law - pages 0 Reviews This book studies a range of Islamic texts, and employs contemporary legal, religious, and hermeneutical theory to.

Studying Legal Theory with al-Juwaynī For an English-speaking student who wishes to understand the theory behind Islamic law, the first step is to read an introductory legal theory text such as Muslim students traditionally read and memorize in the Arab world.

The Kitāb al-Waraqāt fī uṣūl al-fiqh, or Leaflet on the Sources of Law, attributed to the Khurāsānī Shāfiʿī Ashʿarī. The book “Custom in Islamic Law and Legal Theory: The Development of the Concepts of Urf and Adah in the Islamic Legal Tradition” was written by Ayman Shabana and published by Palgrave Macmillan.

On a deeper level, however, it deals with the perennial problem of change and continuity in the Islamic legal tradition (or any tradition for that. The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Law offers a historiographic window into the scholarly treatment of a wide range of topics in the field of Islamic legal studies.

Each essay, authored by an expert in the field, situates its subject in relation to historical academic scholarship. The historiographic feature of the volume is deliberate. It aims to assist readers—graduate students, scholars, and.Book: Islamic Law in Theory: Studies on Jurisprudence in Honor of Bernard Weiss Books, Fiqh & Socitey, Library, Publication This volume is a successor to Studies in Islamic Legal Theory, a compilation edited by Bernard Weiss himself that was well-received among specialists in the field.Studies in Islamic Legal Theory Volume 15 of Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance Volume 15 of Studies in Islamic law and society / Studies in Islamic law and society: Editor: Bernard G.

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