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Scripturalist Islam: The History and Doctrines of the Akhbārī Shīʿī School
The Akhbari School dominated the intellectual landscape of Imami Shi'ism between the Seventeenth and early Nineteenth Centuries. Its principal doctrines involved a reliance on scripture (primarilyExpand
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Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Early Imāmī Law
This chapter identifies elements of the legal reasoning that are found in early Imāmī legal texts which, implicitly or explicitly, rely on a concept of literal meaning. The distinction between ḥadīthExpand
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Islam and Literalism: Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory
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 inExpand
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Islamic Jurisprudence in the Classical Era: Index
Kitaba Robert Gleave tarafından bir giriş ve sonsöz yazılmıştır. Robert Gleave, yirmi bir sayfadan oluşan giriş yazısında öncelikle kitabın telif süreci hakkında bilgi verir. Buna göre kitap, gençExpand
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Conceptions of Authority in Iraqi Shi’ism
One of the most obvious differences between recent Shi’ite and Sunni political activism is the dominance of clerical leadership in the former and lay leadership in the latter. This article examinesExpand
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BETWEEN HADITH AND FIQH: THE "CANONICAL" IMAMI COLLECTIONS OF AKHBAR*
In Imami legal theory, the akhbar of the Imams form one of the material sources of law, alongside the Qur'an and Prophetic hadiths. The akhbar are presented in compendia, assembled by Shi'iteExpand
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Chapter Nine. Akhbari Hermeneutics
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Report of the Council
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