Reliance of the Traveller: A Classic Manual of Islamic Sacred Law

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  • ISBN-13: 9780915957729
  • Publisher: Amana Publications
  • Publication date: 7/28/1997
  • Language: Arabic
  • Edition description: Bilingual (Arabic/Eng.), Revised Edition
  • Pages: 1232
  • Sales rank: 300,802
  • Product dimensions: 6.32 (w) x 9.16 (h) x 1.91 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 22, 2009

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    Great book of Fiqh

    This isn't a basic book. For people who have already understood fiqh at a Basic level, this book is amazing. Essential for people following the Shafi'i madhab. It has both Arabic and English for people learning Arabic. The only negative I would put, is that it has small additions of the Ashaira Aqeedah.

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  • Posted April 8, 2009

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    This book is one of the best books I've ever read

    Go read it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2002

    Traditional Jurisprudence for Modern Muslims

    Nuh Ha Mim Keller's book is a must for any English speaking Muslim who wants a guide to orthodox Sunni jurisprudence and theology. The book focuses on the Shafi'i school of law and the Ashari school of theology, but contains information about other schools of thought as well. The appendices and biographical sketches contain a wealth of information, and the main text covers everything from purification to economic transactions to judicial administration.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 1999

    Excellent!!! A great translation of the traditional Shafi'i Jurisprudence text

    The Reliance of the Traveller is a must for those who are interested in studying or reading about Islamic law and jurisprudence. This book not only covers Shafi'i Islamic jurisprudence but also other topics in it appendices and has a detailed biography of all the people mentioned in the book. I honestly feel that this book should be a the criteria to which traditional islamic books should be translated. Shaykh Nuh Ha Mim Keller, the translator of the text, reflects the traditional method of learning Islam from masters in an unbroken chain that goes all the way back to the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) himself.

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