Islamic Legal Thought: A Compendium of Muslim Jurists (Studies in Islamic Law & Society v.36)

Islamic Legal Thought: A Compendium of Muslim Jurists (Studies in Islamic Law & Society v.36)

By: Susan Spectorsky (editor), David Powers (editor), Oussama Arabi (editor)Hardback

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In Islamic Legal Thought: A Compendium of Muslim Jurists, twenty-three scholars each contribute a chapter on a distinguished Muslim jurist. The volume is organized chronologically and it includes jurists who represent the formative, classical and modern periods of Islamic legal thought. Each chapter contains both a biography of an individual jurist and a translated sample of his work. The biographies emphasize the scholarly milieu in which the jurist worked-his teachers, colleagues and pupils, as well as the type of juridical thinking for which he is best known. The translated sample highlights the contribution of each jurist to the evolution of both the method and the methodology of Islamic jurisprudence. The introduction by the volume's three editors, Oussama Arabi, David S. Powers and Susan A. Spectorsky, provides a concise overview of the contents. Contributors include: Oussama Arabi, Murteza Bedir, Jonathan E. Brockopp, Robert Gleave, Camilo Gomez-Rivas, Mahmoud O. Haddad, Peter C. Hennigan, Colin Imber, Samir Kaddouri, Aharon Layish, Joseph E. Lowry, Muhammad Khalid Masud, Ebrahim Moosa, David S. Powers, Yossef Rapoport, Delfina Serrano Ruano, Susan A. Spectorsky, Devin J. Stewart, Osman Tastan, Etty Terem, Nurit Tsafrir, Bernard G. Weiss, Hiroyuki Yanagihashi.

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David S. Powers, Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Cornell University is the author of Studies in Qur'an and Hadith: The Formation of the Islamic Law of Inheritance (1986); Law, Society and Culture in the Maghrib, 1300-1500 (2002); Muhammad is Not the Father of Any of Your Men: The Making of the Last Prophet (2009); editor of Islamic Law and Society. Oussama Arabi, Adjunct Professor of Inter-Cultural Studies, Haigazian University, has contributed a number of articles to scholarly journals and is the author of Wittgenstein, langage et ontologie (1982); Karl Popper, Madkhal ila al-'Aqlaniyya al-Naqdiyya (1994); Studies in Modern Islamic Law and Jurisprudence (2001). Susan A. Spectorsky, Associate Professor Emerita, Queens College, City University of New York is the author of Chapters on Marriage and Divorce: Responses of Ibn Hanbal and Ibn Rahwayh (1993); Women in Classical Islamic Law: A Survey of the Sources (2010).


Preface List of Contributors Introduction - Oussama Arabi, David S. Powers, Susan Spectorsky Part 1 - Formative Period (150-261/767-874) Chapter 1. Abu Hanifa (d. 150/767) - Hiroyuki Yanagihashi Chapter 2. Malik b. Anas (d. 179/795) - Yossef Rapoport Chapter 3. al-Shafi'i (d. 204/820) - Joseph E. Lowry Chapter 4. Sahnun (d. 240/854) - Jonathan E. Brockopp Chapter 5. Ibn Hanbal (d. 243/855) - Susan Spectorsky Chapter 6. al-Khassaf (d. 261/874) - Peter C. Hennigan Part 2 - Classical Period (300-1213/912-1798) Chapter 7. Abu Ja'far al-Tahawi (d. 321/933) - Nurit Tsafrir Chapter 8. al-Jassas (d. 370/981) - Murteza Bedir Chapter 9. al-Shariotaf al-Murtada (d. 436/1044) - Devin J. Stewart Chapter 10. Ibn Hazm al-Qurtubiota (d. 456/1064) - Samir Kaddouri Chapter 11. al-Sarakhsi (d. 483/1090) - Osman Tastan Chapter 12. Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (d. 505/1111) - Ebrahim Moosa Chapter 13. Ibn Rushd al-Jadd (d. 520/1126) - Delfina Serrano Ruano Chapter 14. Qadi 'Iyad (d. 544/1149) - Camilo Gomez-Rivas Chapter 15. Sayf al-Diotan al-Amidi (d. 631/1233) - Bernard Weiss Chapter 16. Abu Ishaq al-Shatibi (d. 790/1388) - Muhammad Khalid Masud Chapter 17. Ahmad al-Wansharisi (d. 914/1505) - David S. Powers Chapter 18. Ebu's-su'ud (d. 982/1574) - Colin Imber Chapter 19. Muhammad Baqir al-Bihbihani (d. 1205/1791) - Robert Gleave Part 3 - Modern Period (1798-present) Chapter 20. al-Mahdiota al-Wazzani (d. 1342/1923) - Etty Terem Chapter 21. Muhammad Rashid Rida (1865-1935) - Mahmoud Haddad Chapter 22. 'Abd al-Razzaq al-Sanhuri (d. 1971) - Oussama Arabi Chapter 23. Hasan al-Turabi (1932 - ) - Aharon Layish References Indices

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  • publication date: 25/09/2013
  • ISBN13: 9789004254527
  • Format: Hardback, Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 590
  • ID: 9789004254527
  • weight: 1047
  • ISBN10: 9004254528

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