Islamic Legal Orthodoxy

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In Islamic Legal Orthodoxy, Stewart explores the process by which Shi'ite jurists participated in the mainstream of Islamic jurisprudence and were influenced by Sunni legal doctrines.

The Cambridge Companion To Classical Islamic Theology

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Theology and Law in Islam (Wiesbaden, 1971), pp.3–23. Stewart, Devin J.,
Islamic Legal Orthodoxy: Twelver Shiite Responses to the Sunni Legal System (
Salt Lake City, 1998). Weiss, Bernard, The Search for God's Law: Islamic
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Notes 1. In this chapter, ''jurist'' stands for a scholar of Islamic positive law (faq ıh);
''jurisconsult'' stands for a jurist trained to issue special legal opinions for
individual cases (muft ...

Islamic Legal Thought

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DEVIn J. STEWART (Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania 1991) is Associate
Professor at Emory University. His research focuses on Shīʿī Islam, the his- tory
of Islamic jurisprudence and legal education, and relations between Sunni and
Shīʿī communities. He is the author of Islamic Legal Orthodoxy: Twelver Shiite
Responses to the Sunni Legal System (1998), and editor, with Joseph Lowry and
Shawkat Toorawa, of Law and Education in Medieval Islam (2004). OSMAn
TAŞTAn (Ph.D.

American Journal Of Islamic Social Sciences 27 3

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Afsaruddin, Excellence and Precedence: Medieval Islamic Discourse on
Legitimate Leadership (Leiden: Brill, 2002). ... James P. Piscatori (Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 1983), 160-80 and Hamid Dabashi, The Theology
of Discontent: The Ideological Foundations of the Islamic Revolution in Iran (New
York: New York University Press, 1993), 454-55. ... See Devin J. Stewart, Islamic
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Revival And Reform In Islam

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Devin Stewart, Islamic Legal Orthodoxy: Twelver Shiite Responses to the Sunni
Legal System (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1998), The Akhbaris
resemble the Traditionists in their hermeneutic approach to law that insists on a
literal interpretation and reliance on hadTth sources. The driving force behind this
may be the same, namely a desire to attain and claim certainty for their respective
views. The similarity, however, ends insofar as the Akhbaris reject ijtihad and
refuse to ...

Modern Islamic Thought In A Radical Age

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This centrality is underscored above all by the place of consensus, alongside the
Qur'an and the normative example of the Prophet Muhammad (sunna), as a
fundamental source of law and legal norms in Sunni Islam. \Nhile Shi'i jurists
have usually been far less certain of ... Press, 1989); Devin I. Stewart, Islamic
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Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1998). Also see The Encyclopaedia of Islam,
2nd ed. (Leiden: ...

Speaking For Islam

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190–225; Wael B. Hallaq, “On the Authoritativeness of Sunni Consensus,”
International Journal of Middle East Studies 18 (1986), pp. 427–54; idem, A
History of Islamic Legal Theories. An Introduction to Sunnì Ußùl al-Fiqh,
Cambridge 1997, especially pp. 75–81; Farzana Shaikh, Community and
Consensus in Islam. Muslim Representation in Colonial India, 1860–1947,
Cambridge 1989; Devin J. Stewart, Islamic Legal Orthodoxy. Twelver Shiite
Responses to the Sunni Legal System, ...

Muslim Identities

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Imamite Jurisprudence. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. Schacht,
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Disagreements Of The Jurists

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On religious authority and the authority of the jurists, see George Makdisi, The
Rise of Colleges (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1981); Devin J. Stewart
, Islamic Legal Orthodoxy: Twelver Shiite Responses to the Sunni Legal System (
Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1998), 25–59; idem, “Al-Ṭabarī's Kitāb
Marātib al-ʿUlamāʾ and the Significance of Biographical works Devoted to 'The
Classes of Jurists,'” Der Islam 90.2 (2013): 347–75. See the introduction to al-
Sharīf ...

Medieval Islamic Civilization A K Index

Author: Josef W. Meri
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Term Bid'a." Der Islam 68 (1992): 320-8. Stewart, D. Islamic Legal Orthodoxy:
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and Their Impact on Islamic Thought. Leiden, 1999. Urvoy, D. Les Penseurs
Libres dans I'Islam Classique. Paris, 1996. Watt, W.M. "Conditions of Membership
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