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    The American University in Cairo
   
 
  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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ARIC 439/5142 - Islamic Law (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

Description
A survey of the origins of Jurisprudence in Islam and its development up to the founding of the four schools. The course covers the main sources of fiqh, Qur’an and Sunna, together with ijma’ and qiyas, and the study of the growth of the Maliki, Hanafi, Shafi’i and Hanbali schools.

When Offered
Offered in fall and spring.



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