Shariʻah law: an introduction
Providing a comprehensive and accessible examination of Shari'ah Law, this well considered introduction examines the sources, characteristic features and various schools of thought of a system often stereotyped for its severity in the West. Complete with a bibliography, glossary, and extensive index of Arabic quotations, this wide-ranging resource will prove an indispensable resource for Islamic students, and an informative guide to a complex topic for the general reader.
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Nature Sources and Objectives of Shariah
Characteristic Features of Shariah
The Leading Schools of Law Madhdhib
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