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January, 2018

  • 28 January

    The Implementation of the Sharia Law in Medical Practice

    As medical ethics indisputably needs to consider patients’ religious beliefs and spiritual ideas, one can suggest that hospitals are responsible for not only patients’ rights and dignity, but also for her/his religious concerns and...

  • 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 …

  • 22 January

    Article: The Case of Variae Lectiones in Classical Islamic Jurisprudence

    The qirāʾāt or variae lectiones represent the vast corpus of Qurʾānic readings that were preserved through the historical processes associated with the textual codification and transmission of the Qurʾān...

  • 20 January

    Article: Semiotics of Islamic Law, Maṣlaḥa, and Islamic Economic Thought

    The paper explores the role and meaning of maṣlaḥa and its possible appropriation in the field of Islamic legal and economic thought, as laid down by various medieval and contemporary Muslim scholars...

  • 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

    Article: Islamo-Arabic Culture and Women’s Law

    While some Western Scholars following the logic of external analysis, argue that Islamic law (like other secular and religious legal systems) is a product of society, history, and culture, many Islamic scholars, concentrating on an internal model of analysis, believe that this law is a...

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