Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 April 2013

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199937516

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On Taqlid

Ibn al Qayyim's Critique of Authority in Islamic Law

Abdul-Rahman Mustafa

  • First full translation of a text dealing exclusively with taqlid
  • Offers an insightful examination of the legal theory of the traditionalist Hanbali theological and legal school
  • Surveys literature on taqlid from a wide range of cultures, time periods, and genres