Review of The Canonization of Islamic Law by Ahmed El Shamsy

My review of an important new book on how Islamic law came to be based on the Qur’an and Hadith.

David R. Vishanoff. Review of Ahmed El Shamsy, The Canonization of Islamic Law: A Social and Intellectual History (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013). Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations 26 no. 2 (2015), 256-258.

Permanent link to the published article (Version of Record), with PDF for those whose institutions subscribe to the journal:

PDF of the pre-print Author’s Original (AO) manuscript

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