The Prophet’s Successors

Abdou Filali-Ansary and Sikeena Karmali Ahmed

in Islam

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print September 2009 | ISBN: 9780748639670
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748653188 | DOI:
The Prophet’s Successors

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This chapter demonstrates how the institutionalised Islam affected the theories elaborated by Muslim scholars in the different fields of Islamic thought. In this chapter, the fiqh, the tafsir or Qur'anic exegesis, the hadith, the kalam, and Sufism are discussed and examined.

Keywords: institutionalised Islam; Muslim scholars; fiqh; tafsir; hadith; kalam; Sufism

Chapter.  4742 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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