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Epistle on Legal Theory - 
      Muhammad Ibn Idris al-Shafi'i
    
      Joseph E. Lowry
    
      Kecia Ali

Epistle on Legal Theory

A Translation of Al-Shafi'i's Risalah

; Joseph E. Lowry (Oversetter) ; Kecia Ali (Forord)

«This is a very accurate and eloquent translation.The translators use of suitable English terms makes the text easy to read, unburdened by transliterations or overly cumbersome terminology.»

The Epistle on Legal Theory is the oldest surviving Arabic work on Islamic legal theory and the foundational document of Islamic jurisprudence. Its author, Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafi'i (d 204 H/820 AD), was the eponym of the Shafi'i school of legal thought, one of the four rites in Sunni Islam. Les mer
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The Epistle on Legal Theory is the oldest surviving Arabic work on Islamic legal theory and the foundational document of Islamic jurisprudence. Its author, Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafi'i (d 204 H/820 AD), was the eponym of the Shafi'i school of legal thought, one of the four rites in Sunni Islam. This book deals with this work.
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Forlag: New York University Press
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 368
ISBN: 9781479855445
Format: 20 x 13 cm
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«This is a very accurate and eloquent translation.The translators use of suitable English terms makes the text easy to read, unburdened by transliterations or overly cumbersome terminology.»

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Islamic Horizons
Letter from the General Editor Acknowledgments Introduction A Note on the Text Notes to the IntroductionEpistle on Legal Theory Notes Glossary of Names and Terms Bibliography Further Reading Index of Qur?an Passages Index About the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute About the TypefacesAbout the Editor-Translator
Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafi'i (d. 204H/820AD) was the eponym of the Shafi'i school of legal thought, one of the four rites in Sunni Islam. Joseph E. Lowry is Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His books include Early Islamic Legal Theory: The Risala of Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafiʾi. His research and publications focus on the Qurʾan, Islamic law, and Arabic literature. Before becoming an academic he was an attorney in private practice in Washington, D.C.