The sources and schools of Islamic jurisprudence


Islamic jurisprudence is based on divine authority. It cannot be subjected to any precedent from the existing legal systems of the world. Islamic law is considered to be superior to every other legal system in the world, and can neither be influenced, nor persuaded by their rulings. The peculiar jurisdiction of Islamic law is applicable in an Islamic state… (More)


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@inproceedings{Okon2012TheSA, title={The sources and schools of Islamic jurisprudence}, author={Etim E. Okon}, year={2012} }