Till God Inherits the Earth: Islamic Pious Endowments in al-Andalus (9-15th Centuries)

Till God Inherits the Earth: Islamic Pious Endowments in al-Andalus (9-15th Centuries)

by Alejandro Garcia Sanjuan
     
 

This volume deals with the origins and evolution of the Islamic institution of pious endowments in al-Andalus and provide us with a complete review of relevant issues such as the structure of economic property, the idea of charity, the concept of general or common interest and the social and juridical role of men of religion.

Overview

This volume deals with the origins and evolution of the Islamic institution of pious endowments in al-Andalus and provide us with a complete review of relevant issues such as the structure of economic property, the idea of charity, the concept of general or common interest and the social and juridical role of men of religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004153585
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/29/2006
Series:
Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World Series, #31
Pages:
548
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Alejandro García Sanjuán, Ph.D. (1998) in Medieval History, University of Seville (Spain), is currently Professor of Medieval History at Huelva University (Spain) and his academic field of research is the history of al-Andalus.

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