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The Hanafi (Arabic: حنفيḤanafī) schuil is ane o the fower releegious Sunni Islamic schuils o jurisprudence (fiqh).[1] It is named efter the scholar Abū Ḥanīfa an-Nu‘man ibn Thābit (d. 767), a tabi‘i whase legal views war preserved primarily bi his twa maist important disciples, Abu Yusuf an Muhammad al-Shaybani. The ither major schuils o Sharia in Sunni Islam are Maliki, Shafi'i an Hanbali.[2][3]

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  1. Hisham M. Ramadan (2006), Understanding Islamic Law: From Classical to Contemporary, Rowman Altamira, ISBN 978-0759109919, p. 24-29
  2. Gregory Mack, Jurisprudence, in Gerhard Böwering et al (2012), The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691134840, p. 289
  3. Sunnite Encyclopedia Britannica (2014)