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The Sunna and its status in Islamic law : the search for a sound Hadith

Author: Adis Duderija
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series: Palgrave series in Islamic theology, law, and history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How exactly are the various proponents of contemporary Muslim reformist thought employing the concept of Maqasid al Shari'a for the purposes of their reformist agenda? How useful or effective is the concept of Maqasid Al Shari'a, understood as both as a classical legal hermeneutical construct developed by premodern Islamic legal theoreticians, as well as its contemporary re-conceptualizations in meeting the
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adis Duderija
ISBN: 9781137376459 1137376457
OCLC Number: 908448362
Description: vi, 256 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The concept of sunna and Its status in Islamic law / Adis Duderija --
1. The Concept of sunna based on the analysis of sira and historical works from the first three centuries of Islam / Nicolet Boekhoff-van der Voort --
2. Uṣūl al-sunna : the tenets of Islamic orthodoxy and orthopraxy according to the traditionalists (Ahl al-ḥadīth) / Ahmet Temel --
3. The Concept of sunna in Muʻtazilite thought / Usman Ghani --
4. The Sunnification of Ḥadīth and the Hadithificaiton of sunna / Aisha Y. Musa --
5. The concept of sunna in Ibāḍī School / Ersilia Francesca --
6. The concept of sunna in early and medieval Ḥanafism / Ali Altaf Mian --
7. The Concept of sunna in early Shāfiʻī Madhhab / Gavin N. Picken --
8. From tradition to institution : sunna in the Early Ḥanbali School / Harith bin Ramli --
9. Sunna in the Ẓāhirī Madhhab / Amr Osman --
10. The relative status of Ḥadīth and sunna as sources of legal authority vis-à-vis the Qurʼān in Muslim modernist thought / Adis Duderija.
Series Title: Palgrave series in Islamic theology, law, and history.
Responsibility: edited by Adis Duderija.
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