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Law and Education in Medieval Islam

Studies in Honor of Professor George Makdisi

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Published by Gibbs Memorial Trust .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education,
  • Islamic law,
  • Islamic studies,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • c 500 CE to c 1000 CE,
  • Islamic education,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Study and teaching,
  • History: World,
  • Medieval,
  • Legal Education

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoseph E. Lowry (Editor), Devin J. Stewart (Editor), Shawkat M. Toorawa (Editor), George Makdisi (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8292250M
    ISBN 100906094518
    ISBN 109780906094518

    Legal education, preparation for the practice of ction in law has been offered in universities since medieval times, but, since the advent of university-based law schools in the 18th and 19th centuries, legal education has faced the challenge of reconciling its aim of teaching law as one of the academic disciplines with its goal of preparing persons to become members of a profession. These studies by Wael Hallaq represent an important contribution to our understanding of the neglected field of medieval Islamic law and legal thought. Spanning the period from the 8th to the 16th centuries, they draw upon a wide range of original sources to offer both fresh interpretations of those sources and a careful evaluation of contemporary scholarship.

    This book represents an explanation of the institution of hisba in medieval Islam, through one of the most used texts in the field. It includes a thorough translation of the text, written by a practising muhtasib, scholar and judge, together with accompanying biographical and bibliographical Range: $ - $   In Tufat al-Muminin authored by Muhammad Mumin was one of the most reliable books in medieval Islam. Hospitals were funded by the charity money called waqf, which was donated property used for charity; its revenues were used to build hospitals, mosques, schools, and other institutions to serve the needs of the community.

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Law and education in medieval Islam: Studies in Memory of George Makdisi (Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies) by Shawkat M. Toorawa (Author), Joseph Lowry (Author), Devin J. Stewart (Author), Shawkat Toorawa (Author) & 1 more.

out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN Cited by: 3. Overall, Law and Education in Medieval Islam is a fitting testament to the importance and influence of Makdisi on contemporary understandings of the development of Islamic law. The text contains a number of typographical errors, which is unfortunate, given Makdisi's reputation for rigour in such matters, a reputation passed on to his students.

Book Review Law and Education in Medieval Islam: Studies in Memory of George Makdisi edited by Joseph E. Lowry, Devin J. Stewart, and Shawkat M. Toorawa. Cambridge: E. Gibb Memorial Trust, pp. $ (cloth). ISBN 0‐‐51‐8. Source: Times Literary Supplement. ‘This is a lovely book about what it meant to be a good Muslim in the later Middle Ages.

As the title suggests, following Islamic law was not enough. The law acquired meaning through devotion, and true worship meant excess piety, Author: Megan H. Reid. This volume, focusing on legal education and its place in classical and medieval Islamic civilisation, comprises eight articles written in honour of Professor George Makdisi (), seven of them by his former students at the University of Pennsylvania (William Granara, Sherman Jackson, Gary Leiser, Joseph Lowry, Christopher Melchert, Devin Stewart, and Shawkat Toorawa).

One article is by. The Ayyubid and Mamluk periods were two of the most intellectually vibrant in Islamic history.

Megan H. Reid's book, which traverses three centuries from torecovers the stories of medieval men and women who were renowned not only for their intellectual prowess but also for their devotional piety. Through these stories, the book examines trends in voluntary religious practice that. PDF Book Law And Education In Medieval Islam Studies In Honor Of Professor George Makdisi None Author: Eleanor Hibbert Library Subject: Law And Education In Ebook Keywords: Law,And,Education,In,Medieval,Islam,Studies,In,Honor,Of,Professor,George,Makdisi,None Ebook Created Date: +02'00'.

"Law and Education in Medieval Islam: Studies in Memory of George Makdisi" published on 01 Jan by : Birgit Krawietz. "Rules and laws strictly governed people2s lives in the Middle Ages.

Rules and laws strictly governed people2s lives in the Middle Ages. Failure to observe any law could lead to imprisonment, torture, or even death. Medieval Laws and Punishment details the laws that kept order, who was responsible for enforcing the law and carrying out punishments, and what would happen to people who took the 4/5(1).

Throughout Islamic history, education was a point of pride and a field Muslims have always excelled in. Muslims built great libraries and learning centers in places such as Baghdad, Cordoba, and Cairo.

Law and Education in Medieval Islam: Studies in Memory of Professor George Makdisi. Edited by Joseph E. Lowry, Devin J. Stewart and Shawkat M. Toorawa. xiv, London, E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Trust, - Volume 18 Issue 1 - Francis RobinsonAuthor: Francis Robinson.

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Education - Education - Aims and purposes of Muslim education: Islam placed a high value on education, and, as the faith spread among diverse peoples, education became an important channel through which to create a universal and cohesive social order.

By the middle of the 9th century, knowledge was divided into three categories: the Islamic sciences, the philosophical and natural. Education would begin at a young age with study of Arabic and the Quran, either at home or in a primary school, which was often attached to a mosque.

Some students would then proceed to training in tafsir (Quranic exegesis) and fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence), which was seen as particularly important.

Education focused on memorization, but also trained the more advanced students to participate as. Book: Law and Legal Theory in Classical and Medieval Islam May 8, Books, Fiqh & Socitey, Governing & Policy, Library, Publication These studies by Wael Hallaq represent an important contribution to our understanding of the neglected field of medieval Islamic law and legal thought.

The structures of education will delve into the historiography of university development and provide some common models for education in the Islamic world as well.

The curriculum and philosophical justifications given for higher education in both cultures will illuminate the topicality of the medieval interplay between religion and : Michelle Garcia.

Islamic Humanism Lenn E. Goodman. This book is an attempt to explain how, in the face of increasing religious authoritarianism in medieval Islamic civilization, some Muslim thinkers continued to pursue essentially humanistic, rational, and scientific discourses in. ويكره للنساء الحرائر الشباب أن يكون سكناهن في الغرف الشارعات، ويكره لهن تعلم الكتابة، وقراءة الكتب It is hated for free, young women to live in rooms on the street level, and it is hated for them to learn how to write, or read books.

-- Twelver Shi'ite scholar "Sheikh al-Mufid" (d. AH/ CE). Book Review: Law and Piety in Medieval Islam, written by Megan H. Reid, in: Islamic Law and Society Colleges of law and the institutions of medieval Sunni Islam / Joseph Lowry, Devin Stewart, and Shawkat Toorawa --Nomos kai paideia: a bibliography of George Makdisi's publications / Shawkat Toorawa --Discipline and duty in a medieval Muslim elementary school: Ibn Ḥajar al-Haytamī's Taqrīr al-maqāl / Sherman Jackson --The etiquette of."This book is an important contribution to the study of Islamic law with significant observations about Islamic learning in the period of the madrasa and the self-view of fifteenth century jurists." Yaacov Lev in Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam Volume 34 () "This is a serious work of scholarship, which will be of interest to scholars Cited by: 7.