The formation of Islamic hermeneutics: how sunni legal theorists imagined a revealed law, by David R. Vishanoff

@article{Madelung2010TheFO,
  title={The formation of Islamic hermeneutics: how sunni legal theorists imagined a revealed law, by David R. Vishanoff},
  author={W. Madelung},
  journal={Information Systems},
  year={2010},
  volume={2},
  pages={254-256}
}
  • W. Madelung
  • Published 2010
  • Philosophy
  • Information Systems
  • The hermeneutical aspects of Islamic legal theory (u l al-fiqh), defined by the author of the present book as “the part of legal theory that focuses on the analysis and interpretation of the language of a scriptural canon” (p. xiii), has in recent decades been subject of a few significant detail studies, but not of any comprehensive systematic treatment. The present book provides a first comprehensive and systematic analysis of the development of Sunn legal hermeneutics from its origins through… CONTINUE READING
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