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Principles of Islamic jurisprudence

Author: Mohammad Hashim Kamali
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : The Islamic Texts Society, [2003] ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third revised and enlarged editionView all editions and formats
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In this work, Kamali presents a detailed exposition of the theory of Muslim jurisprudence. Written as a university textbook, it is suitable not only for students of Islamic law, but also for anyone with an interest in Muslim societies.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mohammad Hashim Kamali
ISBN: 9780946621811 0946621810 9780946621828 0946621829
OCLC Number: 53382977
Language Note: Text in English with some quotes in Arabic.
Description: xxvi, 546 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ot Uṣūl al-Fiqh --
The first source of Sharīʻah : The Qurʹan --
The Sunnah --
Rules of interpretation I : deducing the law from its sources --
Rules of interpretation II : al-Dalālāt (textual implications) --
Commands and prohibitions --
Naskh (abrogation) --
Ijmāʻ (consensus of opinion) --
Qiyās (analogical reasoning) --
Revealed laws preceding the Sharīʻah of Islam --
The Fatwā of a companion --
Istiḥsān (equity in Islamic Law) --Maṣlaḥah Mursalah (considerations of public interest) --
ʻUrf (custom) --
Istiṣhāb (presumption of continuity) --
Sadd al-Dharāiʻ (blocking the means) --
Hukm Sharʻī (law or value of Sharīʻah) --
Conflict of evidences --
Ijtihā (personal reasoning) --
A new scheme for Uṣūl al-Fiqh --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Mohammad Hashim Kamali.
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