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Islam and Literalism: Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory

Robert Gleave
Format
Book
Published
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780748625703 (hbk.), 0748625704 (hbk.)
Contents
  • Understanding literal meaning
  • Literal meaning, hermeneutics and Islamic legal theory
  • The emergence of literal meaning in early Islamic thought
  • Literal meaning in early Islamic legal theory
  • Early Shīʻī conceptions of literal meaning
  • Zahirism, literalism and Ibn Ḥazm
  • Literal meaning in modern Muslim legal theory : two examples.
Description
xii, 212 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-207) and index.
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