LAW231

LAW231 Introductory Islamic Legal Methodology

Course ID
LAW231
Department
Islamic Law
Level
Intermediate
Core or Elective
Core

Course Name: Introductory Islamic Legal Methodology

The course is a primer for Usūl al-Fiqh (Principles of Jurisprudence). Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Farfur’s (1945-2014) al-Zād min Uṣūl al-Fiqh al-Islamī introduces the student to the major themes and terminologies of the field, citing examples of application. The book’s well organized chapters make it a perfect fit for beginner level students.

Introduction to Islamic Legal Methodology: al-Farfūr’s al-Zād min Uṣūl al-Fiqh al-Islamī