Fatwā
(377 words)



Legal opinion

Al-Māzarī

Date: First half of the 12th century

Original Language: Arabic

Description

This fatwa is contained in al-Wansharīsī’s (q.v.) Asnā l-matājir, the later scholar using it as a foil for his own opposing opinion concerning the permissibility of remaining in territory that has been conquered by non-Muslim forces and is now dār al-ḥarb. The fatwa discusses the two related questions of whether it is permitted to remain in formerly Muslim terr…

Cite this page
Mallett, Alex, “ Fatwā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25896>
First published online: 2010



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