Works by Ibrahim, Ahmed Fekry  as author | 2

Child custody in Islamic law

2018 Single work   ➥ Monograph

Customary practices as exigencies in Islamic law

I offer a corrective to Libson’s view that customs made their way into Islamic law in the formative period only through the ḥadīth and ijmāʿ genres. I argue that custom was incorporated into the law through the legal methodologies of Abū Ḥanīfa and Mālik. Due to the success of al-Shāfiʿī’s thesis, later jurists justified custom on grounds of necessity and exigency of the times rather than elevatin... more

2018 Single work   ➥ Article : Editions | 1