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In addition to the four major Sunni schools – Shafii, Hanafi, Maliki and Hanbali – the main Shia school, the Jafari, also emerged at this time. A host of social and political factors shaped the growth and spread of these schools, factors that likely also contributed to the reduction in the number of schools in the Sunni tradition and what is often called a ‘closing of the gate of ijtihad’ among the Sunni schools around the 10th century. Certainly, a conservative trend took hold in the face of instability and rapid flux in the Muslim world, leading to a long period of passivity in the unfolding of the sharia.
S. Eliot, Notes Towards the Definition of Culture (London, 1948), p. 27; T. Bennett, ‘Culture’, in T. , New Keywords: A Revised Vocabulary of Culture and Society (Oxford, 2005), pp. 63-69. PL. 1: Prince Farrukh-Nizhad lifts an elephant, convincing two brothers from a warring army to convert to Islam. Illustration from the Hamzanama, Mughal India, attributed to Mahesa and Kesava Dasa, c. 1570. PL. 2: Shahzia Sikander’s ‘Pleasure Pillars’ (2001), a layered adaptation of the Persian miniature style of painting, done on Wasli paper with vegetable colour, dry pigment, watercolour, ink and tea.
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A Companion to Muslim Cultures by Amyn B. Sajoo