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
Jurisprudence in the Writings of Sayf al-D ın al-A ̄mid ı (Salt Lake City, 1992).
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 ...

Al Hilli Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

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“Hilli, al-, al-Allama, Hasan ibn Yusuf ibn al-Mutahhar.” In Medieval Islamic
Civilization: An Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. Edited by Josef W. Meri, 324–325. London:
Routledge, 2005. This is an informative introduction to the life of al-Hilli, his
studies with the Sunni teachers, and the mention of his works in theology,
philosophy, legal methodology, and law. ▻Stewart, Devin J. Islamic Legal
Orthodoxy: Twelver Shiite Responses to the Sunni Legal System. Salt Lake City:
University of Utah Press, ...

Alids

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72 Devin Stewart, Islamic Legal Orthodoxy: Twelver Shiite Responses to the
Sunni Legal System (Salt Lake City, 1998), p. 61; see also the critical reviews of
Stewart's work by Wilferd Madelung, Journal of the American Oriental Society
120 (2000), pp. 111–14, and by Robert Gleave, Islamic Law and Society 7 (2000)
, pp. 102–4. Melchert, Formation, pp. 83–4, suggests that semi-rationalists of all
backgrounds may have found a convenient cover in the Shāfiʿī school: '
Adherence to the ...

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
Legal Orthodoxy: Twelver Shiite Responses to the Sunni Legal System (Salt
Lake City: The ...

Islam

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Sachedina, Abdulaziz A. Islamic Messianism: The Idea ofMahdi in Twelver Shi'
ism. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1981. Shaykh al-Mufîd. Kitâb al-
Irshâd: The Book of Guidance into the Lives of the Twelve Imams. Translated by
I. K. A. Howard. Elmhurst, N.Y.: Tahrike Tarsile Qur'an, 1981. Stewart, Devin J.
Islamic Legal Orthodoxy: Twelver Shiite Responses to the Sunni Legal System.
Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1998. 9. Sunnis, Sunnism Berkey,
Jonathan.

Adjudicating Family Law In Muslim Courts

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Rosen, L. (2000) The Justice of Islam. Comparative Perspectives on Islamic Law
and Society, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Schacht, J. (1964) An Introduction
to Islamic Law, Oxford: Clarendon Press. Shaham R. (1997) Family and the
Courts in Modern Egypt: a Study Based on Decisions by the Shari'a Courts, 1900
–1955, Leiden: Brill. Stewart, D.J. (1998) Islamic Legal Orthodoxy. Twelver Shiite
Responses to the Sunni Legal System, Salt Lake City: The University of Utah
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Studies In Islamic Legal Theory

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Author of Chapters on Marriage and Divorce: Responses of Ibn Hanbal and Ibn
Rahwayh (University of Texas, 1993) and a number of articles in scholarly
journals. Devin J. Stewart, Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies,
Emory University. Ph.D., 1991, University of Pennsylvania. Author of Islamic
Legal Orthodoxy: Twelver Shiite Responses to the Sunni Legal System (
University of Utah, 1998) and numerous articles in scholarly journals. BERNARD
G. WEISS, Professor of ...

The Legal Thought Of Jal L Al D N Al Suy

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The disproportionate emphasis placed on jurists in the secondary literature on
religious authority in Islam may be partially the result of the jurists' own agency
and efforts to position themselves as knowledgeable interpreters of authoritative
sources with the ability to dictate acceptable norms of practice. It is the jurists
rather ... 31 Devin J. Stewart, Islamic Legal Orthodoxy: Twelver Shiite Responses
to the Sunni Legal System (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1998), 56–7.
32 See ...