ISBN: 0860375706 However, true distinction is only achieved through a lasting influence,particularly when the area of scholarship is a religion that presentsitself as being suited to all communities at all times. The selection has to start with the founders of the eight schools ofjurisprudence who have had a continuous following over the centuriesup to the present day. This book introduces nine scholars from these schools and adds twomore from a much later era whose influence extended far beyond thearea of pure scholarship. In simple language, this book gives a clear picture of how the Islamicschools of jurisprudence differ in their methodologies, showing at thesame time how much interaction they project. It serves as a primary source for those who wish to follow a course inIslamic studies, this book is indispensable for others who wish to havea fair but concise idea about the most important personalities whohave shaped Islamic scholarship for centuries.
Author: Adil Salahi
Publisher: Islamic Foundation (2006, 1427 AH)
Pages: 212 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
Over the fourteen centuries of its existence, Islamic scholarship hasproduced numerous individuals who have distinguished themselves byacquiring broad knowledge and deep insight.