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Abū Ḥanīfa

(d. 767)


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(d. 767 (ah 150).

Muslim theologian and jurist, and founder of the Ḥanafites (Kufan) law school (sharīʿa). Abū Ḥanīfa's use of qiyās (analogy), istiḥsān (juristic preference), raʾy (personal judgement) to ...

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