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Islam and Literalism - a book by Gleave, Robert

Islam and Literalism

Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory

Islam and Literalism( )
Author: Gleave, Robert
ISBN:978-0-7486-8986-6
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

Literal meaning is what a text means in itself, regardless of what its author intends to convey or the reader understands to be its message. As Islamic law is based on the central texts of Islam, the idea of a literal meaning that rules over human attempts to understand God's message has resulted in a series of debates amongst modern Muslim legal theorists. In this reading of Islamic legal hermeneutics, Robert Gleave explores various competing...
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Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
Religion / Islam / Law
Law / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.1 x 6.1 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.752 Pounds

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