An introduction to Islamic law

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Clarendon Press, 1964 - Religion - 304 pages
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This book presents a broad account of the present knowledge of the history and outlines the system of Islamic law. Showing that Islamic law is the key to understanding the essence of one of the great world religions, this book explores how it still influences the laws of contemporary Islamicstates, and is in itself a remarkable manifestation of legal thought.

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Contents

HISTORICAL SECTION 2 The PreIslamic Background
6
Muhammad and the Koran
10
The First Century of Islam
15
Copyright

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