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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
An extremely timely translation of a seminal text on the role of women in Muslim society by the early twentieth century thinker al Taher al-Haddad. Considered as one of the first feminist works in Arab literature, this book will be of considerable interest to scholars of an early "feminist" tract coming from a Muslim in Arab society. Awarded the 2008... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 99.95
Legal scholars and authorities generally agree that the law should be obeyed and should apply equally to all those subject to it, without favour or discrimination. Yet it is possible to see that in any legal system there will be situations when strict application of the law will produce undesirable results, such as injustice or other consequences not... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 99.99
In the critical period when Islamic law first developed, a new breed of jurists developed a genre of legal theory treatises to explore how the fundamental moral teachings of Islam might operate as a legal system. Seemingly rhetorical and formulaic, these manuals have long been overlooked for the insight they offer into the early formation of Islamic... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 136.00
This book examines D?r al-Ift?, the official Saudi religious establishment for issuing fatwas, between 1971 and 1999. Specifically, it explores the challenges that this scholarly body encountered when applying Wahh?b? interpretations of the Shari'a to late twentieth-century modernity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
The Hanbali School of Law and Ibn Taymiyyah provides a valuable account of the development of Hanbalite jurisprudence, placing the theoretical and conceptual parameters of this tradition within the grasp of the interested reader. Studying the vibrant yet controversial interaction between Ibn Taymiyyah and the Hanbali School of law, this book... more...
- Blue Ibex Ltd. 2008; US$ 115.00
This important book aims to support and inform finance professionals, corporate executives, global investors, and students of finance, by providing an accessible guide to the principles and current practice of Islamic banking and Sharia compliant finance. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 22.50
Inspired by a series of visions, Francisca de los Apóstoles (1539-after 1578) and her sister Isabella attempted in 1573 to organize a beaterio , a lay community of pious women devoted to the religious life, to offer prayers and penance for the reparation of human sin, especially those of corrupt clerics. But their efforts to minister to the... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 165.00
Authors Rifaat, Archer and Volker bring an international perspective to the growing Islamic Insurance industry. Drawing on contributions from leading experts around the world, they present a comprehensive view of the very issues governing the industry and its future direction. As top financial institutes around the world seem to enter the lucrative... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 99.00
Islamic commercial and financial practice has not experienced the trial-and-error style of development that has characterized the development of the common law in the English-speaking world. Many of the principles, rules and practices prevalent in the Islamic law of contract, commerce, finance and property remain the same as those outlined by the Quran... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 30.00
This book examines the way homicide was prosecuted and punished in the Bible and shows how justice reflects the religion and culture of the Bible. The book compares the law of the Bible to the law of the ancient Near East. more...