The formation of Islamic law / edited by Wael B. Hallaq.

Aldershot, Hants, Great Britain ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate/Variorum, c2004.
The formation of the classical Islamic world ; v. 27
xl, 417 p. ; 25 cm.
Islamic law -- History.
The Arab conquests and the formation of Islamic society / I.M. Lapidus
Pre-Islamic background and early development of jurisprudence / Joseph Schacht
Foreign elements in ancient Islamic law / Joseph Schacht
The birth-hour of Muslim law?: an essay in exegesis / S.D. Goitein
Two legal problems bearing on the early history of the Qur'ān / Patricia Crone
Unconditional manumission of slaves in early Islamic law: aḥādīth analysis / Ulrike Mitter
The role of non-Arab converts in the development of early Islamic law / Harald Motzki
The judiciary (Qāḍīs) as a governmental-administrative tool in early Islam / Irit Abramski-Bligh
Islam juristic terminology before S̆āfi'ī: A semantic analysis with special reference to Kūfa / Zafar Ishaq Ansari
Was al-Shafi'i the master architect of Islamic jurisprudence? / Wael Hallaq
Muhammad b. Dā'ūd al-Ẓāhirī's Manual of jurisprudence, al-Wuṣūl ilā Ma'rifat al-Uṣūl / Devin Stewart
Early Ijtihād and the later construction of authority / Wael Hallaq
The formation of the Sunnī schools of law / Christopher Melchert
The caliphs, the 'ulamā', and the law: defining the role and function of the caliph in the early 'Abbāsid period / Muhammad Qasim Zaman.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Hallaq, Wael B., 1955-
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
0860787141 (alk. paper)
9780860787143 (alk. paper)
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