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For centuries, Abu Shuja al-Asfahani's legal primer Matn al-Ghayat wa-l-Taqrib (The Ultimate Conspectus) has been a standard text for introducing students of the Shafii school of Islamic law to the full range of basic legal issues. Students will often start their studies by reading it from a basic commentary with their instructor. Many students will read it again from more ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published May 1st 2016 by Islamosaic
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Excellent Islamic Legal Primer Annotated For a Wider Audience

The Accessible Conspectus, translated and annotated by Shaykh Musa Furber, is an excellent resource for learning Islamic Law according to the Shafi'i school of jurisprudence for beginner-intermediate level students . The basic text is from Imam Abu Shuja' Al-Isfahani's classic primer Ghayat al Taqrib or commonly known as Matn Abu Shuja'. This is the first text studied in Shafi'i jurisprudence that covers the entire basic spectrum of
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Musa Furber is qualified to issue Islamic legal edicts (fatwas). He received his license to deliver edicts from senior scholars at the Egyptian House of Edicts (Dār al-Iftā’ al-Miṣriyya). He studied traditional Islamic disciplines for over 15 years with numerous scholars in Damascus, Cairo, and elsewhere. He also holds a BA in Applied Linguistics from Portland State University, and an MPA from ...more