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By Wael B. Hallaq

Wael B. Hallaq has already confirmed himself as probably the most eminent students within the box of Islamic legislation. during this ebook, first released in 1997, the writer strains the heritage of Islamic criminal conception from its early beginnings until eventually the trendy interval. before everything, he specializes in the early formation of this thought, analysing its crucial topics and analyzing the advancements which gave upward push to quite a few doctrines. He concludes with a dialogue of recent pondering the theoretical foundations and method of Islamic legislation. In company, method of the topic and demanding equipment, the publication might be a vital device for the knowledge of Islamic felony thought specifically and Islamic legislations typically. This, together with an accessibility of language and elegance, will warrantly a readership between scholars and students and an individual attracted to Islam and its evolution.

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