Request PDF on ResearchGate | The Origins of Islamic Law: The Qur'an, the Muwatta' and Madinan 'Amal | Introduction 1. Malik and Madina 2. The Muwatta' 3. The 'Amal of the People of Madina 4.
If the Qur'an is the first written formulation of Islam in general, Malik's Muwatta' is arguably the first written formulation of the Islam-in-practice that becomes Islamic law.