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Author Hennigan, Peter C., 1970-

Title The birth of a legal institution : the formation of the waqf in third-century A.H. Ḥanafī legal discourse / by Peter C. Hennigan
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 238 pages)
Series Studies in Islamic law and society, 1384-1130 ; v. 18
Studies in Islamic law and society ; v. 18. 1384-1130
Contents List of Diagrams; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter One: The Biographies of Hilal al-Ra'y and al-Khassaf; Chapter Two: The Waqf Treatises and Third-Century A.H. Hanafi discourse; Chapter Three: Giving Legal Definition to the Waqf; Chapter Four: Hermeneutical Legitimation; Conclusion; Appendix A: Table of Contents to the Ahkam al-Waqf of Hilal al-Ra'y; Appendix B: Table of Contents to the Ahkam al-Awqaf of al-Khassaf; Appendix C: Translation of an Early Sadaqa/Hubs Deed; Appendix D: Additional Terminological Clarifications in the Waqf Treatises; Bibliography; Index
Summary This work presents an analysis of the earliest legal treatises on the Islamic trust, or waqf - the Ah kam al-Waaf" of Hilal al-Ray and the Ah kam al-Awqaf of al-Khassaf. This work undertakes a textual analysis of the treatises
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-232) and index
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Subject Hanafites.
Waqf -- History -- To 1500.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1423714342 (electronic bk.)
9781423714347 (electronic bk.)