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Did Early Shi’i Jurists Borrow or Plagiarize Shafi’i-Sunni Legal Texts? Some Comments on Al-Shahid Al-Thani (الشهيد الثاني)

June 6, 2012


Al-Shahid Al-Thani_Al-Mustafid In the attached article (see directly above), Professor Devin Stewart (Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia USA) has provided an exhaustive survey of some of the foundational legal texts within Imami Shi’i legal tradition. Professor Stewart finds that a considerable number of Shi’i legal compendiums were “based to a large degree on Sunni models.” (Stewart, […]

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