Islamic jurisprudence, Fiqh in Arabic, is made up of the rulings of Islamic scholars to direct the lives of the Muslim faithful. There are four schools or madhhab of fiqh. The four schools of Sunni Islam are the Shafi'i, Hanafi, Maliki, and Hanbali. These four schools share most of their rulings (80%?) but differ on the particular hadiths they accept as authentically given by Muhammad and the weight they give to analogy or reason in deciding difficulties.
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