The Evolution of Fiqh: Islamic Law and the Madhabs (Paperback)
This is a current expanded, revised edition of the author's original work. >This is Bilal Philips' best-selling work on the various schools of thought in Islam, including detailed facts, insight, and commentary on the four major madhabs as well as other, less-known madhabs in Islam. Includes mini-biographies on various eminent Islamic scholars. >The author very clearly presents a brief overview of the historical development of Islamic law and its schools (the 'madhabs', 'madhahib'). The book identifies the main reason fro the a Pagesearance of the schools and the factors leading to differences among them. For those to whom the madh-habs have been a mystery, this aspect of the book will be extremely enlightening.