Download Abu Hanifah. His Life, Legal Method & Legacy by Mohammed Akram Nadwi PDF

By Mohammed Akram Nadwi

Abu Hanifah Nu'man ibn Thabit was once one of many maximum pioneers within the background of Islamic legislation, quite in felony reasoning. The Hanafi felony tuition that he based has develop into the main generally one of the world's Muslims. in keeping with basic resources, this learn of the lifestyles and legacy of Abu Hanifah additionally surveys the evolution of Hanafi criminal reasoning (fiqh) in numerous areas of the Islamic global and assesses its old distinctiveness.

Mohammed Akram Nadwi is a examine fellow on the Oxford Centre for Islamic stories, and is the writer of a number of works together with al-Muhaddithat: the ladies students in Islam (2007).

Show description

Read or Download Abu Hanifah. His Life, Legal Method & Legacy PDF

Similar islam books

Islam - The Key Concepts

Islam: the major innovations is a transparent and concise advisor to the faith and tradition of Islam. Kecia Ali and Oliver Leaman discover this hugely topical topic targeting key concerns together with: the Qur’an, religion, theology, gender, fundamentalism, martyrdom, Jihad, Islam in the USA, Islam in Europe and Islamic legislations.

Islam in Europe: Diversity, Identity and Influence

Occasions over fresh years have elevated the worldwide curiosity in Islam. This quantity seeks to wrestle generalisations concerning the Muslim presence in Europe via illuminating its range throughout Europe and supplying a extra reasonable, hugely differentiated photo. It contends with the monist idea of id that implies Islam is the shared and major definition of Muslims residing in Europe.

Islam in practice: religious beliefs in a Persian village

"This is a well-argued and lengthy past due articulation of a scenario already perceived intuitively by means of many observers of conventional groups professing a salvation religion--especially Islam--but often obscured within the literature through the observer's preconceptions. the following, in contrast, Iranian peasants and settled tribesmen speak on to us for the 1st time: their attitudes and Loeffler's conclusions are a salutory and worthy counter to all of the contemporary reviews of Iran's urban-based 'Islamic Revolution' and of 'Islam' as an artifact of the institution clergy, or of Marxist revisionists, or of western and westernized students.

Islamic Art and Architecture

Overlaying 1000 years of historical past and a space stretching from the Atlantic to the borders of India and China, Robert Hillenbrand accommodates the entire newest discoveries and interpretations during this authoritative consultant to the humanities of Islam. From the preferrred self belief of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem to the rankings of beautiful structures of Ottoman Istanbul; from the intense virtuosity of Persian portray within the 15th century to the brilliant ceramic culture of Ottoman Iznik―Hillenbrand does justice to either the highlights and the continuing evolution of the complete diversity of Islamic arts.

Extra resources for Abu Hanifah. His Life, Legal Method & Legacy

Example text

161), Layth ibn Sad (d. 175), and Mālik ibn Anas (d. 179). Ḥadīth scholars do not confirm the claims, found in a number of Abū Ḥanīfah’s biographers, that he reported from the Companion, Anas ibn Mālik. The ḥadīth critic and expert, al-Dāraquṭnī (d. 385) said: ‘Abū Ḥanīfah saw Anas with his eye, but he did not hear [ḥadīth] from him’ (as cited in Suyūṭī, Tabyīḍ, 4). The great majority of experts in the field confirm that Abū Ḥanīfah saw Anas but did not study with him or hear ḥadīths from him. EARLY EDUCATION Abū Ḥanīfah grew up in Kufah.

I set out briefly the unique importance of its laws in the religion and social order of Islam; the emergence of scholars as a distinct class; how they accumulated and shared knowledge; how legal and moral authority centred on particular individuals in particular places; how the law was applied and administered, and relations between the state and judges and jurists. Finally, I clarify the meaning of the paired terms ‘Qurān and Sunnah’, and the implications for expertise in the study of ḥadīths and the derivation of laws.

110; Basrah). During this period personal collections of ḥadīths and āthār (reports of the judgements of the Companions) were increasingly set down in writing, and circulated. As students travelled between teachers, and mixed in different places, they exchanged this knowledge with each other. The more scholarly of them began to take note of who had transmitted what from whom, and this academic apparatus supporting ḥadīths and āthār became a part of the knowledge that was circulating ever more widely.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.75 of 5 – based on 50 votes