Weekend Scholarship Roundup

In Legal Maxims in Islamic Law: Concept, History and Application of Axioms of Juristic Accumulation (Leiden: Brill, 2021) (forthcoming), Necmettin Kizilkaya (Istanbul University) addresses the formation of Islamic law maxims "from a conceptual, historical, and implementational perspective." Rather than focusing on descriptions of maxims, Kizilkaya investigates the context and reasons behind their emergence.