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Making Qom a Centre of Shiʿi Scholarship: Al-Mustafa International University

Keiko Sakurai

in Shaping Global Islamic Discourses: The Role of al-Azhar, al-Medina and al-Mustafa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696857
eISBN:
9781474412247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696857.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents an insight into the rise of al Mustafa International University, including its two preceding institutions and its globalisation agenda. Tracing the evolution of the university, ... More


On Taqlīd: Ibn al Qayyim’s Critique of Authority in Islamic Law

Abdul-Rahman Mustafa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937516
eISBN:
9780199333097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937516.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers a new translation of a large extract from the book I’lam al Muwaqqi’in ‘An Rabb al ’Alamin, by the thirteenth-century Islamic scholar, Ibn Qayyim al Jawziyya. The I’lam comprises an ... More


Introduction

Abdul-Rahman Mustafa

in On Taqlīd: Ibn al Qayyim’s Critique of Authority in Islamic Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937516
eISBN:
9780199333097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937516.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter begins with an overview of the debates surrounding taqlīd, the main topic addressed by Ibn al-Qayyim in the work presented in this volume. It describes the rise of taqlīd; ... More


An Exposition on Imitation

Abdul-Rahman Mustafa

in On Taqlīd: Ibn al Qayyim’s Critique of Authority in Islamic Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937516
eISBN:
9780199333097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937516.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents the English translation of Ibn al-Qayyim’s essay on taqlīd and its validity in Islamic law.


A Disputation between an Imitator and His Adversary

Abdul-Rahman Mustafa

in On Taqlīd: Ibn al Qayyim’s Critique of Authority in Islamic Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937516
eISBN:
9780199333097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937516.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents the English translation of a debate between a critic of the view that taqlīd of a particular school or a scholar is a religious duty and the critic’s interlocutor. The ... More


Salafism and Wasaṭism

Aria Nakissa

in The Anthropology of Islamic Law: Education, Ethics, and Legal Interpretation at Egypt's Al-Azhar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190932886
eISBN:
9780190932916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932886.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter combines ethnography and textual analysis to examine how shifts in the structure of religious education have helped give rise to new perspectives on Islamic law. It gives special ... More


The Structure of Islamic Legal Thought

Aria Nakissa

in The Anthropology of Islamic Law: Education, Ethics, and Legal Interpretation at Egypt's Al-Azhar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190932886
eISBN:
9780190932916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932886.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the overall structure of Islamic legal thought, and explains how it relates to the pedagogical practices characteristic of Islamic learning. Here the chapter develops ... More


Forging a New Methodology

Tariq Jaffer

in Rāzī: Master of Quranic Interpretation and Theological Reasoning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199947997
eISBN:
9780199345946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199947997.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Theology

Chapter one proposes that Rāzī forges a new methodology for the traditions of falsafa and tafsīr. By examining the self-reflective remarks that Rāzī makes in several of his major works, it argues ... More


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