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    DescriptionAL-MAQASID FAMOUS FIQH BOOKS like al-Maqasid have stood the test of time because of their sheer usefulness. Compact enough to be memorized by students becoming scholars, al-Maqasid contains hundreds of rulings of personal Islamic law distilled from the most commonly asked and answered questions in schools and mosques from the time of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) down to Imam Nawawi. Widely considered the best medium-size handbook available in English for teaching the basics of Islam from a traditional perspective, this new edition has been revised and updated with a full complement of notes on a number of contemporary Muslim issues, and three major essays have been appended on why Muslims follow madhhabs, hadiths the mujtahid Imams lacked, and the place of Sufism in Islam. NUH HA MIM KELLER has studied Islamic jurisprudence, hadith, and other traditional sciences with sheikhs in Syria and Jordan since 1981. He lives and teaches in Amman. Cover: At the far Western end of Muslim lands, facing across the Atlantic, this maqam at Safi is a metaphor, in its way, of Sacred Knowledge as the redoubt of the believer between the land of this world and the sea of eternity


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    Title
    Manual of Islam (Nawawi's)
    Subtitle
    Al Maqasid
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Imam Nawawi, Translated by Nuh Ha MIM Keller
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 331 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781590080115
    ISBN 10: 1590080114
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: HRH
    Ingram Subject Code: RS
    Libri: I-RS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25470
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 47
    DC22: 297
    Ingram Theme: RELI/ISLAM
    BISAC V2.8: REL037000, REL037030
    DC22: 297.57, 297.5/7
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: BP160 .N3913 2002
    Thema V1.0: QRP
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd
    Publisher
    Amana Publications
    Imprint name
    Amana Publications
    Publication date
    16 January 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Beltsville, MD