THIS BOOK IS RECOMMENDED BY FPSC FOR OPTIONAL SUBJECT MUSLIM LAW & JURISPRUDENCE
This book is the substance of the author’s lectures delivered in the University of Calcutta, as Tagore Professor of the year 1907. It contains XII chapters. Chapter Ist gives an idea of Islamic Theology. 2nd to 5th contain an exposition of the Science of law. In 6 to 12 explain the fundamental theories and legal ideas on which the different departments of the Islamic system are based. The ideas of Islamic jurists are accurately represented in their own language and the same time it is endeavoured to make their meaning quite clear throughout the book. A legal luminary, Abdur Rahim started his career as an advocate in the Calcutta High Court in 1890 and then served the Madras High Court as a Judge, and for a time officiated as its Chief justice. He was also a member of the Royal Commission on Public Services in India. Outside the domain of law, he struggled hard for the betterment of Indians in the educational, social, cultural and political spheres of life. He became a member of the Central Legislative Assembly in 1930 and in 1933, he was the Leader of the Opposition. He rose to the President ship of the Central Legislative Assembly in 1935 and remained in that position till 1945.