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Law, Empire, and the SultanOttoman Imperial Authority and Late Hanafi Jurisprudence$
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Samy A. Ayoub

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780190092924

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190092924.001.0001

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Ibn Nujaym: The Father of Late Ḥanafism?

Ibn Nujaym: The Father of Late Ḥanafism?

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(p.31) 1 Ibn Nujaym: The Father of Late Ḥanafism?
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Law, Empire, and the Sultan
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Samy A. Ayoub

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190092924.003.0002

This chapter starts with a discussion of Ibn Nujaym’s legal writings and his contributions to the late Ḥanafī tradition. It explores the characteristics, influences, and authority structure of late Ḥanafī scholarship as expressed in Ibn Nujaym’s works. The chapter examines how Ibn Nujaym relates late Ḥanafī authority and positions to the early opinions of the school. The chapter argues that his writings forged the backdrop against which later Ḥanafī works of the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries were articulated. As a consequence, Ibn Nujaym is a central figure in the crystallization of an Ottoman late Ḥanafī tradition.

Keywords:   late Ḥanafīs, juristic authority, conversion to Islam, endowments, women’s congregational prayers

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