Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Madkhal al-sharʿ al-sharīf ʿalā l-madhāhib al-arbaʿa; Al-madkhal ilā tanmiyyat al-aʿmāl bi-taḥsīn al-niyyāt wa-l-tanbīh ʿalā baʿḍ al-bidaʿ wa-l-ʿawāʾid allatī untuḥilat wa-bayān shanāʿatihā
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Al-madkhal

‘Introduction to the sublime law of the four legal schools’

Ibn al-Ḥājj al-ʿAbdarī

Date: October-November 1331

Original Language: Arabic

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Al-madkhal is a large and wide-ranging book of more than 1,200 pages across four volumes in the printing of Maktabat Dār al-Turāth in Cairo. Ibn al-Ḥajj’s primary objective is reform of society by increasing adherence to the sharīʿa, and especially purifying the intentions of actions. The first volume inc…

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Hoover, Jon, “ Madkhal al-sharʿ al-sharīf ʿalā l-madhāhib al-arbaʿa; Al-madkhal ilā tanmiyyat al-aʿmāl bi-taḥsīn al-niyyāt wa-l-tanbīh ʿalā baʿḍ al-bidaʿ wa-l-ʿawāʾid allatī untuḥilat wa-bayān shanāʿatihā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25621>
First published online: 2010



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