5 edition of Studies in Islamic legal theory found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Bernard G. Weiss.|
|Series||Studies in Islamic law and society,, v. 15|
|Contributions||Weiss, Bernard G.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxi, 437 p. :|
|Number of Pages||437|
|LC Control Number||2001035603|
This book is somewhat theoretical and may not be useful for those searching for easily obtainable information about Islamic criminal law and procedure, but it does provide an in-depth analysis of Islamic legal theories relating to topics such as equity, logic, justice, and criminal responsibility. Tellenbach, Silvia. “Islamic Criminal Law.”. 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.
Arif A. Jamal is Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law where he teaches comparative law, legal theory, law and religion, and Islamic law. He has studied and researched in law, politics and Islamic studies in Canada, the UK and the USA, and writes on issues of law and religion, comparative law and law in. The studies deal with such topics as early notions of charismatic authority, hermeneutic techniques in Sh fic s Ris lah, uses of the term sunnah in the ninth century A.H., evidence for the emergence of us l al-fiqh as a genre of legal literature in the ninth century, the function of us l al-fiqh in relation to legal .
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The studies deal with such topics as early notions of charismatic authority, hermeneutic techniques in Sh?fic?'s "Ris?lah," uses of the term "sunnah" in the ninth century A.H., This volume is unique as a collection of studies devoted entirely to topics and issues in the field of Islamic legal theory and authored by fourteen scholars known for 4/5(3).
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.
Weiss: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: BRILL, ISBN:Length: pages: SubjectsReviews: 1. : Studies in Islamic Legal Theory (Studies in Islamic Law and Society) (): Weiss, Bernard: BooksFormat: Hardcover. 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. 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. Bernard G. Weiss, Ph.D. () in Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, is Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Utah.
Review Quotes ' This book is unique This is a magnificent piece of scholarship, and the authors are to be congratulated on their tremendous contribution to the literature on Islamic legal theory. Principles of Islamic jurisprudence, also known as uṣūl al-fiqh (Arabic: أصول الفقه , lit.
roots of fiqh), are traditional methodological principles used in Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) for deriving the rulings of Islamic law (sharia). Traditional theory of Islamic jurisprudence elaborates how the scriptures (Quran and hadith) should be interpreted from the standpoint of.
This book studies a range of Islamic texts, and employs contemporary legal, religious, and hermeneutical theory to study the methodology of Islamic law. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review.
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.
In Visions of Sharīʿa Bhojani, De Rooij and Bohlander present the first broad examination of ways in which legal theory (uṣūl al-fiqh) within Twelver Shīʿī thought continues to be a forum for vibrant debates regarding the assumptions, epistemology and hermeneutics of Sharīʿa in contemporary Shīʿī thought.
Bringing together authoritative voices and emerging scholars, from both. 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. 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.
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.
This text deals with the theory and practice of Islamic law in both the formative classic and modern periods and over a range of societies. It is divided into four sections dealing with: legal theory; fatwas and muftis in classical Islamic law; the position of religious minorities under Islamic law, and modern developents in Islamic law.
In addition to exploring the tension between theory and 1/5(1). 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 past scholarly neglect of Islamic law's application.
The book develops a framework of concepts, rooted in both Islamic and western legal theory, useful for the Reviews: 1. This volume contains ground-breaking studies on such matters as the early development of legal theory in Islam, the emergence of usul al-fiqh, theory vis-a-vis.
- Legal Studies "This book is a harbinger of good things to come in the study of Islamic legal theory this book is exceptionally clear and accessible to non-specialists who wish to get a glimpse of the sophistication and diversity that have characterized Muslims reflections on the law of God." - Islam and Christian-Muslim RelationsCited by: 4.
Stefano Gatti, in Project Finance in Theory and Practice (Third Edition), Key principles of Islamic finance. There are various principles that define Islamic finance, but the most distinctive one is the prohibition of usury, which is called Riba in Arabic.
The literal translation of Riba is “increase, addition or surplus” 34 and by this definition the Sharia forbids any. His Lived Islam: Colloquial Religion in a Cosmopolitan Tradition, is forthcoming.
Robert Gleave is Professor of Arabic Studies at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, UK. His research focuses on the history of Islamic legal theory, particularly in the Shīʿī : Reinhart. Get this from a library.
Studies in Islamic legal theory. [Bernard G Weiss;] -- This volume is a collection of studies devoted entirely to topics and issues in the field of Islamic legal theory and authored by 14 scholars known for their work in this field.
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