The Qāḍī Before the Judge: The Social Use of Eschatology in Muslim Courts

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Tillier, Mathieu;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Brill
  • Subject: judgement | syriac | droit canonique | piety | courts | syriaque | tribunal | eschatologie | [ SHS.HIST ] Humanities and Social Sciences/History | canon law | cadis | droit musulman | fiqh | piété | islamic law | eschatology | qadis | [SHS.HIST]Humanities and Social Sciences/History | jugement | judges

International audience; The judge himself will be judged by God in the afterlife: this is the image conveyed by Muslim sources about qadis. In this article, I question the use of this precept by litigants as well as by Muslim judges.; Le juge sera lui-même jugé par Dieu... View more
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    1 Al-Ṭ abarī, Ta'rīkh al-rusul wa-l-mulūk (éd. M.J. de Goeje; Leiden: Brill, 1879-1901), 1:85. Trans. F. Rosenthal, in The History of al-Ṭabarī, Volume 1: General Introduction and From the Creation to the Flood (Albany: SUNY Press, 1989), 256-57 (with adaptations).

    2 C. Lange, Justice, Punishment and the Medieval Muslim Imagination (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), part. II.

    3 J. Le Goff, La naissance du Purgatoire (Paris: Gallimard, 1980).

    4 Ibid., 284.

    10 Wakīʿ, Akhbār al-quḍāt (ed. ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Mutaṣfā al -Marāghī; 3 vols.; Cairo: Maṭba ʿat al-saʿāda, 1947- 1950), 2:318.

    11 See for example Wakīʿ, Akhbār al-quāḍt , 3:10.

    12 Ibn Saʿd, al-Ṭabaqāt al -kubrā (8 vols.; Beirut: Dār Ṣādir, 1968), 6:133, 136; Wakīʿ, Akhbār al-quāḍt , 2:354-55. Cf. R. Brunschvig, “Le système de la prevue en droit musulman,” in Études d'islamologie (2 vols.; Paris: Maisonneuve et Larose, 1976), 2:207.

    13 Wakīʿ, Akhbār al-quḍāt , 3:34.

    14 A. Vööbus, ed. and trans., The Didascalia Apostolorum in Syriac (2 vols.; Louvain: CSCO, 1979), 1:122/2:115.

    15 Ibid., 1:130/2:121.

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