Written by the founder of one of the four major schools of Sunni Islamic lawn, this important work gives the fundamental principles by which the various legal ruling and principles were synthesized into a coherent system of law, during the early years of the spread of Islam. This work also established the principal of Sunnah as one of the main sources of Islamic law. Also included is a brief biography of Imam al-Shafi'I.
Publisher: The Islamic Texts Society
Author: Majid Khadduri