By Ahmad Atif Ahmad

This quantity introduces six texts of Islamic jurisprudence, authored through six jurists representing all 4 Sunni faculties of Islamic legislations (two Ḥanafī, Shāfiʿī, one Malikī, and one Ḥanbalī), who lived in parts as a ways aside as Uzbekistan, Iraq, Syria, Gaza (Palestine), Egypt, and Algeria among the 10th and 16th centuries CE. My analyzing of those texts makes an attempt to articulate an underlying structural interrelationship among theoretical and sensible criminal reasoning within the Islamic juristic culture. This quantity offers an anatomy of Islamic felony reasoning, situated at the easy recommendations of human organisation, accountability, rights, felony hermeneutics, extra-textual assets of the legislation, and uncomplicated inquiries, resembling the jurisdiction of legislations in Islam and the connection among legislations and executive and among legislation and theology.

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