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January, 2018

  • 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...

  • 27 January

    Understanding and Addressing Suicide Attacks

    The book “Understanding and Addressing Suicide Attacks: The Faith and Politics of Martyrdom Operations” Provides readers with a better understanding of the underlying religious and historical basis for Muslim suicide attacks and makes recommendations for dealing with...

  • 23 January

    Book: Living Sharia: Law and Practice in Malaysia

    The book “Living Sharia: Law and Practice in Malaysia” provides us with diverse and dynamic conceptions of Shari’a in the wider context of Southeast Asia and beyond Drawing on ethnographic research, Living Sharia examines the role of sharia in the sociopolitical processes of contemporary Malaysia. The book traces the contested ...

  • 18 January

    Sexual Violation in Islamic Law: Substance, Evidence, and Procedure

    This book provides a detailed analysis of Islamic juristic writings on the topic of rape and argues that classical Islamic jurisprudence contained nuanced, substantially divergent doctrines of sexual violation as a...

  • 18 January

    Book: The Qur’an and the Just Society

    The writer explores the underlying principles of its system of social justice. Dividing his book into four parts, he covers Qur’anic Ethics, Political Justice (politics, peace, war), Distributive Justice (fair trade, alms, marriage, inheritance) and Corrective Justice (public and private crimes)...

  • 17 January

    Shia Rituals: The Impact of Shia Rituals on Shia Socio-Political Character

    This book probes into the historical evolution, in form and content, of Ashura Rituals and reveals the three major stages through which Ashura rituals have passed...

  • 14 January

    Book: Environmental Protection in Islamic Shari‘ah+PDF

    This text underlines the importance of protecting the environment. It links all the issues of protecting the environment with the command of Allah in the verses of the Holy Qur'an regarding the environment. It also provides a short history of international effort that have been...

  • 13 January

    Education Jurisprudence (Al-Fiqh Al-Tarbawi): Essential and Presuppositions

    Education has been a matter of importance in the life of mankind since old times, and the collection of the experiences of trainers as well as the intellectual efforts of philosophers and thinkers have further enriched the experiences of...

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