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tradition

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TRADITION, contracts, civil law. The act by which a thing is delivered by one or more persons to one or more others.
     2. In sales it is the delivery of possession by the proprietor with an intention to transfer the property to the receiver. Two things are therefore requisite in order to transmit property in this way: 1. The intention or consent of the former owner to transfer it; and, 2. The actual delivery in pursuance of that intention.
     3. Tradition is either real or symbolical. The first is where the ipsa corpora of movables are put into the hands of the receiver. Symbolical tradition is used where the thing is incapable of real delivery, as, in immovable subjects, such as lands and houses; or such as consist in jure (things incorporeal) as things of fishing and the like. The property of certain movables, though they are capable of real delivery, may be transferred by symbol. Thus, if the subject be under look and key, the delivery of the key is considered as a legal tradition of all that is contained in the repository. Cujas, Observations, liv. 11, ch. 10; Inst. lib. 2, t. 1, Sec. 40; Dig. lib. 41, t. 1, 1. 9; Ersk. Princ. Laws of Scotl. bk. 2, t. 1, s. 10, 11; Civil Code Lo. art. 2452, et seq.
     4. In the common law the term used in the place of tradition is delivery. (q.v.)

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He has, in other words, given a comical and traditionist reading of Light in August and As I Lay Dying, one in which his value-making interpretation values, and is evaluated by, a corporate body (of which Brooks is one member) of value-makers.
This rotation method was wisely adopted in the traditionist organizations.
On the one hand, traditionist radicals came to deny any presumptive legitimacy to the whole apparatus of pre-modern Islam--madhhab subtlety and scholasticism, Sufi spirituality, not to mention popular religious practices such as tomb-veneration.
The availability of a large collection of apocalyptic prophecies in the Kitab al-Fitan of the contemporary Sunni traditionist Nu'aym b.
23) All of these traditions share, in addition to this detail, the common link of the Medinese traditionist Sacid b.
37) The justification for this is based upon an account related by the Basran traditionist Muhammad b.
This article will include al-Shafi'i for example, in the arena of the Partisans of Hadith due to his close and symbiotic scholarly relationship with prominent traditionist jurists like Ibn Hanbal and the influence of his works on other prominent Partisans of Hadith (including his landmark work in developing hadith criticism).
The Batriyya (35) were part of the Kufan traditionist movement that held that religious knowledge was dispersed among the larger Muslim community and preserved in traditions stretching back to the Prophet and the Companions.
563/1168)--a ShafiT jurist, traditionist, and Sufi who directed a flourishing ribdt-cum-madrasa on the banks of the Tigris--he established himself as a Sufi master of some repute, eventually drawing the attention of the thirty-fourth 'Abbasid caliph, al-Nasir li-Din Allah (r.
highlighting his unreliability as a traditionist due to his despicable reliance on books (Toorawa, p.
Noting some confusion about names, the editor suggests that the 'Umar ibn 'Ubayda of the first of these is to be identified with 'Umar ibn 'Ubayd al-Tanafisi, an otherwise obscure traditionist of the late second century.