Custom in Islamic law and theory : the development of the concepts of ʻurf and ʻādah in the Islamic legal tradition /
- Publication info:
- New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
- Custom in Islamic law and theory : the development of the concepts of ʻurf and ʻādah in the Islamic legal tradition / Ayman Shabana.
- Main Author:
- Shabana, Ayman, 1973-
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
- 1st ed.
- Item Description:
Based on the author's PhD dissertation completed at UCLA in 2009.
- Physical Description:
xiv, 246 p. ; 22 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p.-239) and index.
Table of Contents
- Introduction : custom in the Islamic legal tradition : past and present
- Custom and Islamic law in modern scholarship
- Normative foundations of the concept of custom in the Islamic legal tradition
- From ʻādah to ʻurf : theological foundations of the concept of custom as reflected in the debate over causality
- Custom between the theoretical school and the applied school
- The expansion of legal theory
- Custom and legal maxims al-qawʻid al-fiqhiyyah
- Custom and the objectives of shariʻah, maqasid al-shariʻah
- Custom, legal application, and the construction of reality.