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Published: 06 June 2019

328 Pages


ISBN: 9780190932886

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The Anthropology of Islamic Law

Education, Ethics, and Legal Interpretation at Egypt's Al-Azhar

Aria Nakissa

Oxford Islamic Legal Studies

  • Offers a new perspective on a range of Islamic legal and educational concepts
  • Shows how hermeneutic theory and practice theory can be brought together to analyze cultural, legal, and religious traditions
  • Combines anthropology and Islamicist history, using ethnography and in-depth analysis of Arabic religious texts

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