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Ritual and piety in medieval Islamic law

Megan H. Reid

Ritual and piety in medieval Islamic law

by Megan H. Reid

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic law,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Muslim scholars,
  • Muslims,
  • Spiritual life,
  • Customs and practices,
  • Biography,
  • Islam

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMegan H. Reid
    SeriesCambridge studies in islamic civilization
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP188 .R45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24823648M
    ISBN 109780521889599
    LC Control Number2011008594

    Buy Intent in Islamic Law: Motive and Meaning in Medieval Sunni Fiqh (Studies in Islamic Law & Society) by Powers, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.   The extensive research that went into this book includes fieldwork and manuscript research in Sanaa and Tarim, Damascus, Cairo, Istanbul, and a number of libraries in the U.S. Katz makes extensive reference to unpublished and little-known works on the nzawlid, and includes a helpful appendix of mawlid authors to A.H.

    In particular, women’s ritual acts enabled them to bypass certain gender-based norms enshrined in the law and achieve spiritual equality, if not superiority, over men. I situate my historical analysis of women’s piety in the context of contemporary scholarship on Muslim women, which has tended to focus on women’s place and power through Author: Saffiya Zainab Latif. Analysis Of Law And Piety In Medieval Islam. Religion at the University of Southern California. Reid states from the beginning of her book Law and Piety in Medieval Islam that the goal of her writing is to show culture effecting law in the Medieval Islamic world using primary sources such as treaties, law manuals, and biographies.

    Shiavault holds a variety of Shia Islamic books for online reading and in e-reader formats (epub/mobi) to the benefit of Muslims and non-Muslims. is in beta and under active development! Please keep in mind books may not be in their cleanest state, and that bugs may exist. Thank you! About; Contribute; Github. Islamic law is no exception to this, for it is not simply a collection of legal rulings in matters of ritual worship or transactions; rather, it is a complete methodology for all the various facets of human life: doctrine, ritual worship, society, economics, law-making, and politics.


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