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Author Nakissa, Aria.
Title The anthropology of Islamic law [electronic resource] : education, ethics, and legal interpretation at Egypt's al-Azhar / Aria Nakissa.
Publication Info New York : Oxford University Press, 2019.



Descript ix, 312 pages ; 25 cm
Note Based on author's thesis in cultural anthropology (doctoral - Harvard University, 2012) issued under title: Islamic law and legal education in modern Egypt.
Contents Hermeneutic theory and practice theory in the study of cultural, legal, and religious traditions -- Higher religious learning in modern Egypt -- Shari a, Sunna, and ethics -- Acquiring knowledge through companionship (suhba) -- The sanad -- Taking from the mouths of shaykhs (mushafaha) -- The structure of islamic legal thought -- Reorganizing time and space -- Transforming the act of reading -- Salafism and wasatism.
Note .
ISBN 9780190932886 ((hardback) : alk. paper)
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Author Nakissa, Aria.
Subject Islamic law -- Study and teaching.
Islamic law -- Egypt.
Descript ix, 312 pages ; 25 cm
Note Based on author's thesis in cultural anthropology (doctoral - Harvard University, 2012) issued under title: Islamic law and legal education in modern Egypt.
Contents Hermeneutic theory and practice theory in the study of cultural, legal, and religious traditions -- Higher religious learning in modern Egypt -- Shari a, Sunna, and ethics -- Acquiring knowledge through companionship (suhba) -- The sanad -- Taking from the mouths of shaykhs (mushafaha) -- The structure of islamic legal thought -- Reorganizing time and space -- Transforming the act of reading -- Salafism and wasatism.
Note .
ISBN 9780190932886 ((hardback) : alk. paper)
Author Nakissa, Aria.
Subject Islamic law -- Study and teaching.
Islamic law -- Egypt.

Subject Islamic law -- Study and teaching.
Islamic law -- Egypt.
Descript ix, 312 pages ; 25 cm
Note Based on author's thesis in cultural anthropology (doctoral - Harvard University, 2012) issued under title: Islamic law and legal education in modern Egypt.
Contents Hermeneutic theory and practice theory in the study of cultural, legal, and religious traditions -- Higher religious learning in modern Egypt -- Shari a, Sunna, and ethics -- Acquiring knowledge through companionship (suhba) -- The sanad -- Taking from the mouths of shaykhs (mushafaha) -- The structure of islamic legal thought -- Reorganizing time and space -- Transforming the act of reading -- Salafism and wasatism.
Note .
ISBN 9780190932886 ((hardback) : alk. paper)

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