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6. Legal Developments and the Gradual Emergence of Sunni Islam

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1. Title Title of document 6. Legal Developments and the Gradual Emergence of Sunni Islam - Muslim Identities
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Aaron Hughes; University of Rochester;
3. Subject Discipline(s) Religious Studies; Islamic Studies
4. Subject Keyword(s) Islam; Muslim; Islamic Studies; Muslim identities; introductory textbook in religion
5. Subject Subject classification Islamic Studies
6. Description Abstract This chapter focuses on the emergence and subsequent development of Islamic law, something that increasingly came to define the emergence of the other major denomination in Islam, Sunnism. It examines the rise of a class (the ulama) to determine the law (sharia), before exploring the sources used to determine this law and the various legal schools that arose it.
7. Publisher Organizing agency, location Equinox Publishing Ltd
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9. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 09-Nov-2022
10. Type Status & genre Peer-reviewed Article
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12. Format File format PDF
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14. Identifier Digital Object Identifier 10.1558/equinox.43103
15. Source Journal/conference title; vol., no. (year) Equinox eBooks Publishing; Muslim Identities
16. Language English=en en
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19. Rights Copyright and permissions Copyright 2014 Equinox Publishing Ltd