Ibn Maḍāʼ Al-Qurṭubī and the Book in Refutation of the Grammarians

a school of supporters of his views in his own lifetime.67 However, we find Ibn
Mada ' , a century later, picking up the threads of Ibn Hazm's opposition to giyas
and qualified acceptance of iiroa' . despite his Malikite training. W. Montgomery
Watt observes that Ibn Hazm "had considerable influence in the Islamic West. ... (
Although) his theological ideas were not adopted by the Zahirite jurists. . .
something of his outlook is to be found in many later writers of the region, even
when their ...