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February, 2018

January, 2018

  • 31 January

    Evolution and Development of Islamic Jurisprudence in Central Asia

    This volume, while featuring the great Sunni jurists of Central Asia and their monumental works to the Islamic jurisprudence, initiates a debate on the relevance of Islamic legal theory and its interpretation in the contemporary socio- political scenario, thus providing certain possibilities of rediscovering Islamic jurisprudence for the present times...

  • 31 January

    Speaking in God’s Name: Islamic Law, Authority and Women

    A challenging new book that reviews the ethics at the heart of the Islamic legal system, and suggests that these laws have often been misinterpreted by authoritarian readings of the sources, resulting in the repression of Muslim women...

  • 28 January

    Book: Jawāhir al-Kalām Fī sharḥ Sharāʾiʿ al-ʾIslām

    The book Jawāhir al-kalām fī sharḥ sharāʾiʿ al-ʾislām or Jawāhir al-kalām as is commonly known is a book concerning demonstrative fiqh by Muhammad Hasan al-Najafi who has come to be known as Sahib Jawahir (the author of Jawahir) (d. 1266/1850), a pupil of Sayyid Muhammad Jawad 'Amili and Shaykh Ja'far Kashif al-Ghita...

  • 27 January

    Sharia Dynamics: Islamic Law and Sociopolitical Processes

    By exploring the ways in which Muslims in diverse cultural contexts apply Shariah, this book offers a new and promising path for anthropologists and scholars in all fields who are interested in understanding Islam as a lived tradition beyond but...

  • 27 January

    Shaping Global Islamic Discourses: The Role of al-Azhar, al-Medina and al-Mustafa

    This volume focuses on the workings of three universities with global outreach, and whose graduating students carry the ideas acquired during their education back to their own countries, along with, in some cases, a zeal to reform their home society...

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