Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Fatwā
(486 words)



Legal opinion

Al-Qāḍī ʿIyāḍ

Date: Between 1126 and 1149

Original Language: Arabic

Description

This fatwā is concerned with ‘a church constructed by Christian subjects (Naṣārā muʿāhidūn) over which a mosque was built: are the endowments (aḥbās) of the church to be transferred to the mosque or to the public treasury?' The text contains a formal question (istiftā’) concerning properties endowed for the benefit of an unnamed church, which was presumably in the vic…

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Serrano Ruano, Delfina , “ Fatwā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23368>
First published online: 2010



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