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Lessons in Islamic Jurisprudence

Muhammad Baqir As-Sadr

Used widely by Shi’ite seminaries, and valued by Sunni scholars for its intellectual rigor, Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr’s Lessons is a key study of Islamic jurisprudence. It covers topics from the general characterization of jurisprudence to such specialized issues as the assessment of the verbal divine-law argument, study of procedural principles, and reflections on the resolution of conflicting arguments. The new translation by Roy Mottahedeh from the original Arabic employs a carefully designed and appropriate English terminology, and features a significant amount of supporting material including a glossary of legal and theological concepts , and a full index of Arabic terms.

  • Publication date: November 15, 2005
  • ISBN: 9781851683932
  • RRP: £21.00
  • Pages: 224
  • Publication date: October 1, 2014
  • ISBN: 9781780746869
  • RRP: £15.00
  • Pages: 224


Reviews for The Mantle of the Prophet '[Mottahedeh] has drawn on a massive amount of learning, but he has got the scholarly apparatus out of the way and made his book accessible to a wide audience.' - New York Times Book Review 'A masterpiece [displaying] dazzling erudition.' - New York Review of Books

Muhammad Baqir As-Sadr

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