Lessons in Islamic Jurisprudence (Paperback)Muhammad Baqir As-Sadr (author), Roy P. Mottahedeh (translator)
Paperback 224 Pages
Used widely by Shi'ite seminaries, and valued by Sunni scholars for its intellectual rigor, Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr's Lessons is a key study of Islamic jurisprudence. It covers topics from the general characterization of jurisprudence to such specialized issues as the assessment of the verbal divine-law argument, study of procedural principles, and reflections on the resolution of conflicting arguments. The new translation by Roy Mottahedeh from the original Arabic employs a carefully designed and appropriate English terminology, and features a significant amount of supporting material including a glossary of legal and theological concepts , and a full index of Arabic terms.
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 372 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm
Edition: New edition
Reviews for The Mantle of the Prophet '[Mottahedeh] has drawn on a massive amount of learning, but he has got the scholarly apparatus out of the way and made his book accessible to a wide audience.' - New York Times Book Review 'A masterpiece [displaying] dazzling erudition.' - New York Review of Books
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