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The Ultimate Conspectus
A translation of Abu Shuja' al-Asfahani’s introduction to classical Islamic law, Matn al-Ghayat wa al-Taqrib. This enduring classic covers the full range of basic topics within the Shafi'i school of law. It includes the full Arabic text and notes to point out where later Shafi'i jurists have differed from the author, Imam al-Nawawi's preferences, and minor clarifications a ...more
Paperback, 182 pages
Published May 11th 2013 by Islamosaic
(first published August 2nd 2012)
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This book is the foundation stone of all my religious knowledge in Shafi'i fiqh. The excellent translation by Musa Furber has been instrumental in my past year of study. It is invaluable for anyone seeking to acquire true Islamic knowledge from a long heritage of traditional scholarship. ...more