7. Abū ‘l-Suʿūd and his Commentary
Khadiga Musa [+]
Prince Muhammad bin Fahd University
Khadiga Musa is Assistant Professor at the Prince Muhammad bin Fahd University, Saudi Arabia. She received her PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Her interest is Quranic Studies, Hadith Studies and Islamic Law. Published work includes an article entitled 'Legal Maxims as a Genre of Islamic Law' (Brill: Journal of Islamic Law and Society 21, 2014) and, 'Hadith as Basis of Legal Maxims' (ABC – CLIO: Muhammad in the History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopaedia of the Prophet of God, ed. Fitzpatrick, C. & Walker, 2013).
Chapter 7 introduces Abū ’l-Suʿūd and ‘Umdat al-Nāẓir ‘alā al-Ashbāh wa’l-Naẓāʾir. The significance of the two authors and their literary legacy within the Ḥanafī school is discussed.