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- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 80.00
Assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization have provoked global controversy and ethical debate. This book provides a groundbreaking investigation into those debates in the Islamic Middle East, simultaneously documenting changing ideas of kinship and the evolving role of religious authority in the region through a combination... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
This book examines the development of a contemporary internal debate among Muslim minorities living in Western Europe and North America to establish a specific form of Islamic jurisprudence. Fiqh al-aqalliyyat attempts to strike a balance between Muslim's religious commitments and their civic identity as citizens in Western liberal states. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
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. This book considers the methods used by Malik in the Muwatta' to derive the judgements of the law from the Qur'an and is thus concerned on one level with the finer details... more...
- Library of Arabic Literature 2013; US$ 40.00
Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d. 241 H/855 AD), renowned for his profound knowledge of hadiththe reports of the Prophets sayings and deedsis a major figure in the history of Islam. Ibn Hanbal was famous for living according to his own strict interpretation of the Prophetic model and for denying himself even the most basic comforts in a city then... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 44.00
The meanings and contexts of Shari'a are the subject of both curiosity and misunderstanding by non-Muslims. Shari'a is sometimes crudely characterised by outsiders as a punitive legal system operating broadly outside, and separate from, national laws and customs. This groundbreaking book shows that Shari'a and its 'fiqh' (laws set forward by various... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 98.71
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 85.01
Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt: U. Wolter, Die Fortgeltung des kanonischen Rechts und die Haltung der protestantischen Juristen zum kanonischen Recht in Deutschland bis in die Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts - A. Sprengler-Ruppenthal, Das kanonische Recht in Kirchenordnungen des 16. Jahrhunderts - R. Feenstra, Canon Law at Dutch Universities from 1575 to 1811... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 64.83
Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt: J. Sayers, The Records of the Courts of Judges Delegate in England - C. Donahue, Jr. / F. D. Logan, Canterbury - C. Donahue, Jr., York - C. Donahue, Jr. / R. H. Helmholz / D. Owen / J. Sayers, Other Diocesan and Lesser Church Courts more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 60.85
Hauptbeschreibung In the book at issue, the author endeavors to demonstrate a fact that has often been neglected by many Anglo-American legal historians: the Anglo-American legal tradition has more elements in common with Continental law than is frequently believed (Continent = European; continental law and doctrine: see also "ius commune, ius utrumque").... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
This book underlines the mutability of Islamic law and attempts to relate its substantive and institutional varieties and transformations to social, political, economic and other historical circumstances. The studies in the book range from discussion of the received wisdom in Islamic law to studies of legal institutions and the theoretical means employed... more...