Khalil ibn Ishaq al-Jundi

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Khalil ibn Ishaq al-Jundi
Died c. 1365
Era Medieval era
School Maliki[citation needed]

Khalil ibn Ishaq al-Jundi (died ca. 1365[1]) was an Egyptian jurisprudent in Maliki Islamic law who taught in Medina and Cairo. His Mukhtasar, known as the "Mukhtasar of Khalil", is considered an epitome of shariah law according to the Maliki madhhab, and is regarded as the most authoritative legal manual by North and West African Muslims.[2] [3]

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  1. ^ Jamila Bargach, Orphans of Islam (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002), p. 241
  2. ^ John Hunwick, The Arabic Literary Tradition of Nigeria, from Research in African Literatures Volume 28, Number 3
  3. ^ http://www.at-tawhid.net/article-khalil-ibn-ishaq-al-jundi-m-767-108236985.html