Palgrave series in Islamic theology, law, and history.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -239) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction 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-Qawāʻid al-Fiqhiyyah Custom and the objectives of Shariʻah : Maqāṣid al-Sharīʻah Custom, legal application, and the construction of reality Conclusion.
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