Shop now Learn more Shop now Shop Clothing clo_fly_aw15_NA_shoes Shop All Shop All Amazon Fashion Cloud Drive Photos Shop now Learn More Shop now Shop Fire HD 6 Shop Kindle Paperwhite Shop now Shop Now Shop now
The Epistle on Legal Theory (Library of Arabic Literature) and over 2 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle . Learn more
£28.99
FREE Delivery in the UK.
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon.
Gift-wrap available.
Quantity:1
The Epistle on Legal Theo... has been added to your Basket
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Epistle on Legal Theory (Library of Arabic Literature) Hardcover – 4 Feb 2013

1 customer review

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
Hardcover
"Please retry"
£28.99
£19.49 £19.65
£28.99 FREE Delivery in the UK. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Save £20 on Amazon.co.uk with the aqua Classic card. Get an initial credit line of £250-£1,200 and build your credit rating. Representative 32.9% APR (variable). Subject to term and conditions. Learn more.

Frequently Bought Together

  • The Epistle on Legal Theory (Library of Arabic Literature)
  • +
  • Virtues of the Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal: Volume One: 1 (Library of Arabic Literature (Lal))
  • +
  • A Treasury of Virtues: Sayings, Sermons, and Teachings of Ali, with the One Hundred Proverbs, attributed to al-Jahiz (Library of Arabic Literature)
Total price: £81.97
Buy the selected items together


Free One-Day Delivery for six months with Amazon Student


Product details

  • Hardcover: 546 pages
  • Publisher: Library of Arabic Literature (4 Feb. 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0814769985
  • ISBN-13: 978-0814769980
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 3.5 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 868,940 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, and more.

Product Description

Review

"This is a very accurate and eloquent translation. Al-Shafi'i's language is notoriously ambiguous and many of his phrases and expressions carry multiple possible meanings... The translator's use of suitable English terms makes the text easy to read, unburdened by transliterations or overly cumbersome terminology." --Ahmed El Shamsy, University of Chicago

About the Author

Joseph E. Lowry is Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His books include Early Islamic Legal Theory: The Risala of Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafiʾi. His research and publications focus on the Qurʾan, Islamic law, and Arabic literature. Before becoming an academic he was an attorney in private practice in Washington, D.C.


Inside This Book

(Learn More)
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Table of Contents | Excerpt | Index
Search inside this book:

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
1
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Great purchase. Speedy delivery. Thumbs up!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)

Amazon.com: 1 review
Definitive 20 Jun. 2014
By Majhul - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
This is the definitive edition and translation of this difficult by historically very important text. A tour de force, and particularly if you compare it to previous translations.
Was this review helpful? Let us know


Feedback