The Origins of Muhammadan Jurisprudence
Schacht, Joseph

Oxford Clarendon Press 1975 Reprint of 1950 work Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Dj is faded slightly at spine. Date and place in inl on flyleaf, commercial bookplate on pastedown. 351 p. w/ footnotes, appendices, bibliography, indices. A survey of the early development of Islamic legal theory, with a discussion of the impact of Shafi'i, and his innovation, the overriding authority of traditions that go back to the Prophet. Very good Hardcover (Item ID: 17918)


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