Journals Higher Education



30 October 2013

256 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748689866

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Islam and Literalism

Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory

First Edition

Robert Gleave

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Focuses on Islamic legal writings, with reference to Qur>'anic exegesis (tafsir) and Arabic rhetorical works
  • Describes Muslim debates through the lens of modern Western linguistic philosophy, opening the topic up for Western scholars