Reading Lists

Law in Muslim Context

Baillie, Neil B. E. A Digest of Moohammadan Law. Lahore: Premier Book House, 1963.

Fyzee, Asaf A. A. An Introduction to the Study of Mahomedan Law. London: H. Milford, 1931.

Gleave, Robert. Inevitable Doubt: Two Theories of Shii Jurisprudence. Leiden: Brill, 2000.

Hallaq, Wael B. Law and Legal Theory in Classical and Medieval Islam. Aldershot: Variorum, UK; Brookfield, VT: Variorum, 1995.

____. A History of Islamic Legal Theories: An Introduction to Sunni usul al-fiqhinfo-icon. Cambridge and New York; Cambridge University Press, 1997.

____. Authority, Continuity and Change in Islamic Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

____, ed. The Formation of Islamic Law. Aldershot: Variorum, 2004.

Heer, Nicholas, ed. Islamic Law and Jurisprudence. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1990.

Kamali, Mohammad Hashim. Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence. Cambridge: Islamic Texts Society, 1991.

Khadduri, Majid and Herbert J. Liebesny, ed. Law in the Middle East. Volume 1, Origin and Development of Islamic Law, with a foreword by Justice Robert H. Jackson. Washington, DC: The Middle East Institute, 1955.

Lokhandwalla, Shamoon T. ‘The Origins of Ismaili Law’, Thesis. D. Phil. University of Oxford, Faculty of Oriental Studies, 1951.

Makdisi, George. Religion, Law, and Learning in Classical Islam. Hampshire, UK and Brookfield, VT: Variorum, 1991.

Motzki, Harald. The Origins of Islamic Jurisprudence: Meccan Fiqh before the Classical Schools, tr. Marion H. Katz. Leiden: Brill, 2002.

Fyzee, Asaf A. A, tr. The Pillars of Islam: Daaim al-Islam of al-Qadiinfo-icon al-Numan, completely revised and annotated by Ismail Kurban Husein Poonawala.

as-Sadr, Muhammad Baqir. Lessons in Islamic Jurisprudence, tr. and with an introduction by Roy Parviz Mottahedeh. Oxford: Oneworld, 2003.

Tabatabai, Hossein Modarressi. An Introduction to Shii Law: A Bibliographical Study. London: Ithaca Press, 1984.

Weiss, Bernard G. The Spirit of Islamic Law. Athens, Georgia: The University of Georgia Press, 1998.

al-Zwaini, Laila and Rudolph Peters. A Bibliography of Islamic Law, 1980-1993. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1994.