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- In “Innovation, Influence, and Borrowing in Mamluk-Era Legal Maxim Collections: The Case of Ibn ʿAbd al-Salām and al-Qarāfī” (Journal of the American Oriental Society 140, no. 4 (October-December 2020)), Mariam Sheibani (University of Toronto Scarborough; Lead Blog Editor) shows that the renowned Mālikī jurist al-Qarāfī’s contribution to Islamic legal thought was, in part, based on refining, reordering, and supplementing contributions by his teacher, the prominent Shāfi’ī jurist Ibn ‘Abd al-Salām.
- In “Sufi Asceticism and the Sunna of the Prophet in al-Junayd’s Adab al-Muftaqir ilā Allāh” (Journal of Islamic Studies 32, no. 1 (December 2020)), John Zaleski (New York University Abu Dhabi) uses the writings of al-Junayd al-Baghdādī (d. 298/910–11) to discuss how Sūfī authors sought to reconcile the ascetic and non-ascetic aspects of the Prophet’s sunna.