Disagreements – Al-Qadi al Nu’man was the principal lawmaker and the ideologue for the North African Fatimid dynasty in the 10th century. This translation is accessible to the world in English to the world for the first time the main study of Islamic legal theory. It provides a legal framework to support the Fatimids’ doctrine of legitimacy over the Islamic community.
The work was conceived in the context of a large plan to establish the theoretical foundations that are the basis of the Fatimid Legal school Differing Jurists exposes a Shi’i-specific hermeneutical system that is a direct challenge to the legal interpretation that is used in the work of Sunni jurists.
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The book begins with a discussion on the historical roots of the divergence in jurisprudence during the early Islamic centuries. Then, it is then able to tackle in detail the particular interpretive strategies used in Sunni law, and argues it is both untrue and unworkable.
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The primary purpose of the book is to establish the basis of Isma’ili’s legal traditions It also conserves a number of Islamic legal theories that are that are no longer in existence, including the manual of Ibn Dawud, al-Wusul ila ma’rifat al’usul–and this reveals an important stage in the development of historical Islamic theorizing on law ( usul al-fiqh) which would otherwise be lost to the ages.
- ASIN : B00T8JYG4K
- Publisher : NYU Press; Bilingual edition
- Publication date : January 19, 2015
- Language : English
- File size : 964 KB
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- Print length : 578 pages
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