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Early Islamic legal theory : the Risāla of Muḥammad ibn Idrīs al-Shāfiʻī / by Joseph E. Lowry.

Author/Creator:
Lowry, Joseph E. (Joseph Edmund)
Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.
Series:
Studies in Islamic law and society, 1384-1130 ; v. 30
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 443 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Shāfiʻī, Muḥammad ibn Idrīs, 767 or 768-820. Risālah fī uṣūl al-fiqh.
Islamic law -- Interpretation and construction -- Early works to 1800.
Shafiites -- Early works to 1800.
Contents:
Shāfiʻī's concept of the Bayān
Two hermeneutical techniques
Prophetic Sunna and Hadith in the Risāla
The Qurʾān in Shāfiʻī's Risāla
Shāfiʻı̄'s epistemology
Internal evidence for the Risāla's polemical context
Ijmāʻ in the Risāla
The Risāla and its relationship to mature Uşūl al-Fiqh.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-399) and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
Contributor:
Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
ISBN:
9789004163607 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9004163603 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
181862869
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