This book analyses the history of four major branches of the Alid family: Bahr al-Ulums, al-Hakims, al-Khoeis, and...
Ijtihad in Twelver Shiism: The Interpretation and Application of Islamic Law in the Context of Changing Muslim Society
The purpose of the thesis is to investigate whether Islamic laws, without relaxing the nature of the Shari 'a, could be expanded and adapted to meet the changing needs of modem Muslim societies....
The traditionist-jurisprudents (fuqahā' ashāb al-hadīth) of the earlier ninth century C.E. proposed that Islamic law be inferred from...
Jurisprudence has a history of eleven hundred years, meaning that for eleven centuries, without a break