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The Resource Islam and Literalism : Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory

Islam and Literalism : Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory

Label
Islam and Literalism : Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory
Title
Islam and Literalism
Title remainder
Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Literal meaning is what a text means in itself, regardless of what its author intends to convey or the reader understands to be its message. The idea of literal meaning, together with insights from modern semantic and pragmatic philosophers, informs this reading of Islamic legal hermeneutics. Robert Gleave explores various competing notions of literal meaning, linked to both theological doctrine and historical developments. The idea of a text?s literal meaning that rules over human attempts to understand God?s message has become an element in discussions about who has the authority to interpre
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gleave, R.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islamic law
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Islamic theology
  • Hermeneutics
  • Islamic law
Label
Islam and Literalism : Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-207) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue; acknowledgements; 1. understanding literal meaning; 2. literal meaning, hermeneutics and islamic legal theory; 3. the emergence of literal meaning in early islamic thought; 4. literal meaning in early islamic legal theory; 5. early shi'i conceptions of literal meaning; 6. zahirism, literalism and ibn hazm; 7. literal meaning in modern muslim legal theory: two examples; bibliography; index
Control code
ocn818846724
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748655533
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt342xhn
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818846724
Label
Islam and Literalism : Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-207) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue; acknowledgements; 1. understanding literal meaning; 2. literal meaning, hermeneutics and islamic legal theory; 3. the emergence of literal meaning in early islamic thought; 4. literal meaning in early islamic legal theory; 5. early shi'i conceptions of literal meaning; 6. zahirism, literalism and ibn hazm; 7. literal meaning in modern muslim legal theory: two examples; bibliography; index
Control code
ocn818846724
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748655533
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt342xhn
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818846724

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