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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95
This Companion provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide to current research in the thriving area of Islamic law. The book presents classical Islamic law through a historiographical introduction to and analysis of Western scholarship. A distinguished group of authors provide an overview of their particular specialty, reflect on past and current... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95
It is impossible to understand how the medieval church functioned -- and in turn influenced and controlled the lay world within its care -- without understanding the development, character and impact of `canon law', its own distinctive law code. However important, this can seem a daunting subject to non-specialists. They have long needed an attractive... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00
In 1910, al-Mahdi al-Wazzani, a prominent Moroccan Islamic scholar completed his massive compilation of Maliki fatwas. An eleven-volume set, it is the most extensive collection of fatwas written and published in the Arab Middle East during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Al-Wazzani's legal opinions addressed practical concerns and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
This book focuses on Islamic family law as interpreted and applied by judges in Europe, Australia and North America. It uses court transcriptions and observations to discuss how the most contentious marriage-related issues - consent and age of spouses, dower, polygamy, and divorce - are adjudicated. The solutions proposed by different legal systems... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.32
As Egypt enters a new phase of transition with its first Islamist government, Christians and non-Islamist Muslims have become fearful of the implications of an Islamist government for the rule of law. Their major concern is the push for implementation of Islamic law through Article II of the Constitution. In Western countries this Article has caused... 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...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 82.66
Ziel der Arbeit ist es, herauszufinden, ob der Islam mit dem säkularen Staat vereinbar ist. Mit Blick darauf und im Bewusstsein der Bedeutung dieser Fragestellung für die Gesellschaft in Deutschland, die hier lebenden Muslime, von denen die Mehrheit aus der Türkei stammt, aber auch für die Mehrheitsgesellschaft, konzentriert sich die Arbeit auf den... 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...