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The search for God's law : Islamic jurisprudence in the writings of Sayf al-Dīn al-Āmidī

Author: Bernard G Weiss; International Institute of Islamic Thought.
Publisher: Salt Lake City : University Of Utah Press ; Herndon, Va. International Institute of Islamic Thought, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Brings to life Sayf al-Din al Amidi's classic exposition of the methodologies through which Muslim scholars have constructed their understandings of the divine law. Revised with a new introduction  Read more...

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Named Person: ʻAlī ibn Abī ʻAlī Āmidī; ʻAlī ibn Abī ʻAlī Āmidī
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard G Weiss; International Institute of Islamic Thought.
ISBN: 087480938X 9780874809381
OCLC Number: 235926660
Description: xxx, 784 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Postulates. 1. The theological postulates --
2. The fiqh postulates --
3. The Lugha-related postulates --
II. The indicators of God's law. 4. The Qurʼān and the Sunna --
5. The Ijmā --
6. The transmission of texts --
7. Commands --
8. General and unqualified expressions --
9. Ambiguity, lucidity, and diversion to nonapparent meaning (taʹwīl) --
10. Implication --
11. Abrogation --
12. Analogy : definition and conditions of validity --
13. Analogy : ascertaining the occasioning factor --
14. The defense of analogy --
15. Istidlāl and the invalid indicators of the law --
III. Mujtahids, muftīs, and commoners. 16. Ijtihād and the mujtahid --
17. Consultation and advice : the mujtahid as muftī --
IV. The weighing of conflicting indicators.
Responsibility: Bernard G. Weiss.
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