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Legal Maxims and Other Genres of Literature in Islamic Jurisprudence

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This essay introduces the legal maxims of fiqh (qawa'id kulliyya fiqhiyya) as a distinctive genre of fiqh literature side by side with three other related areas of development namely al-d awabit (rules controlling specific themes), al-furuq (distinction and contrasts), and al-nazariyyat al-fiqhiyyah (general theories of fiqh).............. Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)


By Mohammad Hashim Kamali

Arab Law Quarterly 20, no.1 (2006), pp 77-101.

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