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Published by AldineTransaction in New Brunswick .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementN.J. Coulson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKBP50 .C68 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24495428M
ISBN 109781412818551
LC Control Number2010038282
OCLC/WorldCa663459858

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The contrast between religion and law has been continuous throughout Muslim history. Islamic law has always existed in a tension between these two forces: God, who gave the law, and the state--the sultan--representing society and implementing the law. This tension and dynamic have created a very particular history for the law--in how it was formulated and by whom, in its theoretical basis and.   Law, in classical Islamic theory, is the revealed will of God, a divinely ordained system preceding, and not preceded by, the Muslim state controlling, but not controlled by, Muslim society. There can thus be no relativistic notion of the law itself evolving as an historical phenomenon closely tied with the progress of by: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: Introduction --The role of legal history in Muslim jurisprudence --Part One: The genesis of Shari'a law --Qur'anic legislation --Legal practice in the first century of Islam --Jurisprudence in embryo: the early schools of law --Master architect: Muhammad Ibn-Idris ash-Shaf'i --Concluding stages of growth --Part Two: Legal. The classic introduction to Islamic law, tracing its development from its origins, through the medieval period, to its place in modern Islam.

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