This course focuses on the life and legacy of Abu Hanifah, and surveys the evolution of the Hanafi school in different regions of the Islamic world. It will look at the traditional sources and both the history and legend about the man. The course particularly focuses on the pattern of reasoning that distinguished Abu Hanifah�s fiqh from other methodologies.
Gain familiarity with Abu Hanifah and his legacy
Appreciate the context within which the sage lived
Attain depth of understanding of Hanafi methodology and fiqh
Understanding Hanafi fiqh in the modern context