Islam and Literalism: Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory

Islam and Literalism: Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory

by Robert Gleave

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780748689866
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 10/30/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Robert Gleave is Professor of Arabic Studies at the University of Exeter.

He is author of Inevitable Doubt: Two Theories of Shi'i Jurisprudence (E. J. Brill, 2000) and editor of Religion and Society in Qajar Iran (Routledge, 2004) and co-editor (with E. Kermeli) of Islamic Law: Theory and Practice (I. B. Tauris, 1997; paperback edition 2000).

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Understanding Literal Meaning

2. Literal Meaning and Scriptural Exegesis

3. Literal Meaning In Early Muslim Thought

4. Literal Meaning in Early Muslim Jurisprudence

5. Literal Meaning in Sunni Jurisprudence

6. Legal Literalism and Early Zahiri Legal Thought

7. Literalism and Ibn Íazm's Legal Theory

8. Literal Meaning in Early Sectarian Legal Theory

9. Literal Meaning in Classical Imami Legal Theory

10. Literal Meaning in Modern Muslim Legal Theory

Conclusions

Bibliography

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