The Beginnings Of Islamic Law

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ISBN: 1107133025
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This is a major and innovative contribution to our understanding of the historical unfolding of Islamic law. Scrutinizing its historical contexts, Salaymeh proposes that Islamic law is a continuous intermingling of innovation and tradition.

Karaite Judaism And Historical Understanding

Author: Fred Astren
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
ISBN: 9781570035180
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KARAITE LEGAL THEORY, NOTIONS OF TRADITION, AND THE READING OF
RABBINIC LITERATURE Halakhah and History. Questions concerning the
origins and evolution of Karaite halakhah are not readily answered, yet the
unfolding of Karaite legal history suggests models for understanding Karaite
relationships with the past in the early Islamic and Byzantine periods. Changes in
Karaite law are difficult to understand for several reasons. Islamicate Karaism
before the twelfth ...