The Principles of Muhammadan Jurisprudence by Sir Abdur Rahim

By Sir Abdur Rahim

College of Calcutta, as Tagore Professor for the yr 1907, and that i significantly remorse that there must have been quite a bit hold up, because of purposes altogether own to myself, within the book of the ebook. the 1st bankruptcy is meant to be introductory, and its usefulness will, I belief, be obvious, in particular with regards to the themes mentioned inC hapters XI to XII. I should point out that, in writing the sooner component of the 1st bankruptcy, I derived priceless feedback fromM r. Macdonald sexcellent treatise on Muhammadan Theology. Chapters II to Vcontain an exposition of A l-U sul or theS cience of legislation, as constructed by way of theM uhammadan jurists among the 8th and the fourteenth centuries of the Christian period. a lot of this a part of the ebook is essentially a translation of Sadru sh-S hari ats Taudih which was once written someday within the fourteenth century and is well-known as a regular paintings at the topic. the opposite writings on Usul which i've got principally consulted areT aftdzdnis Talwih ,which is a statement on 1T audih ,F akhru l-I sldm sA l-U sul and its remark Kashfn 1-I srar ,M usullumu th-T habut ,by Muhibbullah and its commentaries by means of Bahrul Ulum and others, A ttaqrir-wa tT ahbir ,by I bn Hammam, Nuru l-A nwar ,by Mullah Jiwan ;J am ulJ aw mi ,by Tajuddin Subki with its observation via A l-M halli and the gloss referred to as A l-A yatu l-B ayyin tand A l-M ukhtasar by means of I bn Hajib with Qdi Udud scommentary thereon. In writing the rest chapters i haven't had a similar helpful aid of those eminent jurists, who didn't imagine healthy to pursue their investigations past the bounds of the subjects handled inC hapters II to V.
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Ii. 771), Al-MahaHi (died a . i t . 8G4), and Ahmad ibn Qasim ; on JMaliki jurisprudence Ibn fla jib (died a . it. 046), and Qddi ‘Udud (died a . h . 7 56); and on Hanbali jurisprudence Qadi 'Ala’ivd-din and Abu Bakr ibn Zaidini’l-Khariji (died A. H. 836). -isim called ‘ Al-Ayatu’lB a iy im it’ among the Shafi'is; and • M ukhtasar' by Ibn Hajib, w ith its commentary by Qadi ‘Udud in Maliki jurisprudence, are regarded as the m ost authoritative. It may be noted here that, though T aftazaui was a follower of the Shafi'i School of law, his commentary on ‘ T a u d ih ’ is held in great esteem by the H anafis.

750 or a. 3 ). 1349). I may observe here that a notion exists that henceforward there has been no further exposition of Muhammadan law, the ancient doctors having anti­ cipated every question and laid down a rule for its solution. Such a notion is prima facie untenable, nor is it founded in fact. It would be more accurate to say, as held by jurists of authority, that th e principles that have been hitherto established w ould, if properly applied, furnish an answer in m ost cases. At the close of the fourteenth century we arrive at the age of com m entators and annotators.

H . 236 ( a . d . 869). Side by s-ide w ith Bukhari and in the same field and with same scientific methods though independently, worked M uslim ibnu'l-Hajjaj of Nishapur known as Muslim. H e died in a . h. 261 ( a . d . 874). M uslim’s : work, though smaller in bulk, can hardly be said to be of inferior authority to that of Bukhari, and the collections of th ese two are pre-em inently distinguished : as the two ‘ S a h ih s’ or the two correct collections out \of the six collections w hich arc regarded by th e Sunnis fiftg authentic.

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