Law and Politics under the Abbasids: An Intellectual Portrait of al-Juwayni

@inproceedings{Siddiqui2019LawAP,
  title={Law and Politics under the Abbasids: An Intellectual Portrait of al-Juwayni},
  author={Sohaira Z. M. Siddiqui},
  year={2019}
}
Abu Ma'ali al-Juwayni (d.478/1085) lived in a politically tumultuous period. The rise of powerful dynastic families forced the Abbasid Caliph into a position of titular power, and created instability. He also witnessed intellectual upheavals living amidst great theological and legal diversity. Collectively, these experiences led him to consider questions of religious certainty and social and political continuity. He noted that if political elites are constantly changing, paralleled with… Expand
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