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2 Sources and Principles of Islamic Law

David M. Eisenberg

From: Islamic Finance: Law and Practice

Edited By: Craig R.Nethercott, David M. Eisenberg

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 14 April 2024

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2.01 Anyone involved in the global Islamic finance industry will have to become acquainted with at least the rudiments of Islamic law. Islamic law comprises a complex and vast body of doctrine that has taken shape in extremely varied circumstances for well over a millennium as part and parcel of an evolutionary process still vigorously underway. For this reason it is impractical within a chapter of this length to provide more than an overview of the sources and principles of Islamic law. Footnotes to this chapter and the Guide to Further Reading at the conclusion...
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