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Legal reform in the Muslim world

Muneer Goolam Fareed

Legal reform in the Muslim world

the anatomy of a scholarly dispute in the 19th and the early 20th centuries on the usage of ijtihād as a legal tool

by Muneer Goolam Fareed

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Published by Austin & Winfield in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic law -- Interpretation and construction -- History.,
  • Islamic law -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-168) and index.

    StatementMuneer Goolam Fareed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLAW
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 171 p. ;
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL976400M
    ISBN 101572920025, 1572920033
    LC Control Number96013518

    On the “Reform” of Islam It becomes evident that the text of this famous book could not be what it is claimed to be—that is, a revelation in pure Arabic delivered directly from the mind. This book examines the evolution of Islam in our modern world. The renowned Tunisian scholar Mohamed Haddad traces the history of the reformist movement and explains recent events related to the Islamic religion in Muslim countries and among Muslim minorities across the : Springer International Publishing. Sharia (/ ʃ ə ˈ r iː ə /, Arabic: شريعة ‎ [ʃaˈriːʕah]), Islamic law or Sharia law is a religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition. It is derived from the religious precepts of Islam, particularly the Quran and the Arabic, the term sharīʿah refers to God's immutable divine law and is contrasted with fiqh, which refers to its human scholarly interpretations.


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Legal reform in the Muslim world the anatomy of a scholarly dispute in the 19th and the early 20th centuries on the usage of ijtihād as a legal tool by Muneer Goolam Fareed. Published by Austin & Winfield in San Francisco.

Written in EnglishPages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Anderson, J.N.D. (James Norman Dalrymple), Sir, Law reform in the Muslim world.

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[Muneer Goolam Fareed]. Starting from the 18th century, some Muslim reformers began calling for abandonment of taqlid and emphasis on ijtihad, which they saw as a return to Islamic origins.

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