The Ultimate Conspectus: Matn al-Ghayat wa al-Taqrib
Author: Abu Shuja' al-Asfahani/Translated by Musa Furber
A translation of Abu Shuja' al-Asfahani’s introduction to classical Islamic law, Matn al-Ghayat wa al-Taqrib. This enduring classic covers the full range of basic topics within the Shafi'i school of law. It includes the full Arabic text and notes to point out where later Shafi'i jurists have differed from the author, Imam al-Nawawi's preferences, and minor clarifications and explanations.