Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought

Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought

by Michael Cook
     
 

Michael Cook's magnum opus charts the history of 'commanding right and forbidding wrong' in Islamic thought.See more details below

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Michael Cook's magnum opus charts the history of 'commanding right and forbidding wrong' in Islamic thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521130936
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/11/2010
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
724
Sales rank:
1,332,639
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. The goldsmith of Marw; 2. Koran and Koranic exegesis; 3. Tradition; 4. Biographical literature about early Muslims; Part II. The Hanbalites: 5. Ibn Hanbal; 6. The Hanbalites of Baghdad; 7. The Hanbalites of Damascus; 8. The Hanbalites of Najd; Part III. The Mu'tazilities and Shi'ites: 9. The Mu'tazilites; 10. The Zaydis; 11. The Imamis; Part IV. Other Sects and Schools: 12. The Hanafis; 13. The Shafi'ites; 14. The Malikis; 15. The Ibadis; 16. Ghazzali; 17. Classical Islam in retrospect; Part V. Beyond Classical Islam: 18. Modern Islamic developments; 19. Origins and comparisons; 20. Conclusion.

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