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March, 2018

  • 21 March

    Thou Shalt Emulate the Most Knowledgeable Living Cleric +PDF

    The paper, titled "Thou Shalt Emulate the Most Knowledgeable Living Cleric: Redefinition of Islamic Law and Authority in Usuli Shi‘ism," analyses the reconceptualization of Islamic law and authority as defined by Murtada al-Ansari...

February, 2018

  • 28 February

    Article: ‘We the Jurists’: Islamic Constitutionalism in Iraq +PDF

    This article examines the implications of incorporating Islamic law in a modern democratic constitutional context. The new Iraqi constitution's designation of Islamic law as "a source of law" placed the issue of Islamic law's role in new democracies at the...

  • 26 February

    Against Conceptualism: Islamic Law, Democracy, and Constitutionalism in the Aftermath of the Arab Spring

    This article focuses on conceptual debates surrounding the incorporation of Islamic law (shari’a) into the constitutions of Middle Eastern countries as “a source,” “a primary source,” or “the primary source” for legislation against which the validity of ordinary legislation may possibly be reviewed...

  • 12 February

    Article: Islam and the Challenge of Democracy+PDF

    The question which writer deals with here is whether concurrent and simultaneous moral and normative commitments to Islam and to a democratic form of government are reconcilable or mutually exclusive...

  • 6 February

    Al-Qawa’id al-Fiqhiyyah (Islamic Legal Maxims)+PDF

    The thesis titled “Al-Qawa'id al-Fiqhiyyah (Islamic Legal Maxims): Concept, Functions, History, Classifications and Application to Contemporary Medical Issues” analyses al-qawa'id al-fiqhiyyah (Islamic legal maxims), one of the significant disciplines of Islamic legal thought...

January, 2018

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