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Murtada Ansari

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

(d. 1864)

First scholar universally recognized as supreme authority (marja al-taqlid) in matters of Shii law. Proclaimed that the clergy were vested with a modicum of the Hidden...

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Murtada bin Muhammad Amin Ansari

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1214–81 / 1799–1864)

Shaykh Murtada bin Muhammad Amin Ansari was a descendent of the Prophet's Companion Jabir bin ‘Abdullah Ansari. He was born on 18th Dhu'l Hajj 1214 / 1799 ...

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Murtada Ibn Muhammad Amin al- Ansari

Overview page. Subjects: History of Law.

(d. a.h. 1281/1864 c.e.).

Murtada ibn Muhammad Amin al-Ansari was an Imami legal scholar and Imami marjaʿ. Al-Ansari was born in Iran, but moved to Iraq at the age of ...

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Ansari, Murtada bin Muhammad Amin (1214–81)

Oliver Leaman.

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

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Murtada Ansari

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

(d. 1864)

First scholar universally recognized as supreme authority (marja al-taqlid) in matters of Shii law. Proclaimed that the clergy were vested with a modicum of the Hidden...

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Ansari, Murtada

Edited by John L. Esposito.

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

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Ansari, Murtada Ibn Muhammad Amin al- (d. <span class="smallCaps">a.h.</span> 1281/1864 <span class="smallCaps">c.e.</span>)

Robert Gleave.

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.

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Imami Shi‘I Legal Theory

Robert Gleave.

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...

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