in The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy
January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Non-Western Philosophy. 1049 words.
Shaykh Murtada bin Muhammad Amin Ansari was a descendent of the Prophet's Companion Jabir bin ‘Abdullah Ansari. He was born
in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam
August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 68 words.
First scholar universally recognized as supreme authority (marja al-taqlid) in matters of Shii law. Proclaimed that the clergy were vested
in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History
January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 366 words.
(d. a.h. 1281/1864 c.e.).
Murtada ibn Muhammad Amin al-Ansari was an Imami legal scholar and Imami marjaʿ.
in The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Law
November 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .
Article. Subjects: History of Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 11857 words.
This article discusses the historical development of Imami usul al-fiqh and the major themes that make Shi‘i usul a distinctive system of jurisprudence within the broader history of usul...