Volume 128 / Number 1 / January—March 2008

ISSN 0003-0279

 


Articles

AHMED EL SHAMSY, Rethinking Taqlīd  in the Early Shāfi‘ī School . . . . . . 1
JOSEPH E. LOWRY, The First Islamic Legal Theory: Ibn al-Muqaffa‘ on Interpretation, Authority, and the Structure of the Law . . . . . .25
BRANDON DOTSON, Complementarity and Opposition in Early Tibetan Ritual. . . . . . 41
PING WANG, Southern Girls or Tibetan Knights: A Liang (502–557) Court Performance . . . . . . 69
TAWNY L. HOLM, The Fiery Furnace in the Book of Daniel and the Ancient Near East . . . . . . 85

Review Articles

GEORGE CARDONA, Inquiring into Indian Theories of Verbal Cognition . . . . . . 105
SUSANNE HEINHOLD-KRAHMER, Bemerkungen zum hethitischen Wörterbuch aus Chicago–CHD Š/2. . . . . . 113

Brief Communications

ZHANG ZHAOYANG, A Note on Civil Cases in Early China. . . . . . 121
W. SOUTH COBLIN, Franz Kühnert and the Phonetics of Late Nineteenth-Century Nankingese. . . . . . 131

Reviews of Books . . . . . .139

Brief Reviews. . . . . .193