Custom in Islamic Law and Legal Theory : the Development of the Concepts of ʻUrf and ʻĀdah in the Islamic Legal Tradition

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This book explores the relationship between custom and Islamic law and seeks to uncover the role of custom in the construction of legal rulings. On a deeper level, however, it deals with the perennial problem of change and continuity in the Islamic legal tradition (or any tradition for that matter).