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Sharia based on Maliki schuil (in teal) is the predominant Sunni schuil in North Africae, Wast Africae an pairts o central eastren Arabian peninsula.[1]

The Mālikī (Arabic: مالكي‎) madhhab is ane o the fower major schuils o Fiqh or releegious law within Sunni Islam.[2] It wis foondit bi Malik ibn Anas in the 8t century. The Maliki schuil o jurisprudence relies on the Quran an hadiths as primary soorces. Unlik ither Islamic fiqhs, Maliki fiqh an aa considers the consensus o the fowk o Medina tae be a valid soorce o Islamic law.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Jurisprudence and Law - Islam Reorienting the Veil, University of North Carolina (2009)
  2. Hisham M. Ramadan (2006), Understanding Islamic Law: From Classical to Contemporary, Rowman Altamira, ISBN 978-0759109919, pp. 26-27
  3. Vincent J. Cornell (2006), Voices of Islam, ISBN 978-0275987336, pp 160