Posted on 03/31/2012 by marina

FIQH فقه
The dogmatic theology of the Muslims. Works on Muslim law, whether civil or religious. The books most read by the Sunnis are the Hidayah, written by a learned man named ‘Ali ibn Abi Bakr, A.H. 593, part of which has been translated by the late Colonel, Charles Hamilton; the Darru ‘l-Mukhtar, by ‘Ala’o ‘d-din, A.H. 1088; the Sharhu ‘l-Wiqayah, by Ubaidu ‘llah ibn Masud, A.H. 745; the Raddu ‘l Muhtat by Saiyid Muhammad Amin ibn Abidi ‘d-din, and the Fatawa ‘Alamgiri. Amongst the Imamiyah School, or Shi’ahs, the principal works are Kitabu ‘sh-Sharai’, by Abu ‘l-Hasan ‘Ali (A.H. 326); the Muqni’ f i’i Fiqh by Abu Ja’far (A.H. 360); the Shara i’u ‘l-Islam, by Shaikh Najmu d-din (A.H. 679); and the Jami’u ‘l-Abbasi, by Baha’u d-din (A.H. 1031).

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam