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Author Skreslet Hernandez, Rebecca, author

Title The legal thought of Jalāl al-Din al-Suyūṭī : authority and legacy / Rebecca Skreslet Hernandez
Published Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource
Series Oxford Islamic legal studies
Oxford Islamic legal studies
Summary This book looks at the thought of a key figure in Islamic history from the vantage point of different forms of authority. In addition to providing detailed textual analysis of al-Suyuti's legal writing in its historical context, the study also connects the pre-modern figure to contemporary debates in post-2011 Egypt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Suyūṭī, 1445-1505 -- Influence
Suyūṭī, 1445-1505.
Islamic law -- Interpretation and construction -- Early works to 1800
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Islamic law -- Interpretation and construction.
LAW -- Essays.
LAW -- General Practice.
LAW -- Jurisprudence.
LAW -- Paralegals & Paralegalism.
LAW -- Practical Guides.
LAW -- Reference.
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191843849
0192528599 (electronic bk.)
9780192528599 (electronic bk.)