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March, 2018

  • 17 March

    Book: Islamic Jurisprudence in the Classical Era

    In the book, Islamic Jurisprudence in the Classical Era, Colin Imber has put together and edited four essays by Norman Calder that have never been published...

  • 12 March

    Job Opening: ARIC Five-Year faculty Position in Fiqh, Hadith and Quranic Studies

    The Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations at the American University in Cairo announces a five-year position for a specialist in Islamic Studies (with a specialization in Islamic legal systems, Quranic Sciences, Hadith, Fiqh or other areas specifically related to Islamic Studies) to begin in...

  • 11 March

    Book: Shi’i Law and Leadership: The Influence of Mortaza Ansari

    The book "Shi'i Law and Leadership" analyzes the influence of the nineteenth century scholar and head of the international Shi'i community, Mortaza Ansari...

  • 11 March

    Bitcoin from the Perspective of the Shiite Clerics’ Fatwas

    This article seeks to explore the Fatwas of Shiite faqihs (well-qualified religious authorities/experts on Islamic Jurisprudence) regarding digital currency such as Bitcoin so that Shiite believers know how to treat such a new phenomenon...

  • 4 March

    Allama Tabatabaei’s Note on Alcoholic Beverages

    The only religion that has strongly banned alcoholism in the world is Islam, and it is thanks to this principle that the toxic effects of this poisonous drink are not manifest among the followers of Islam, said Allama Tabatabaei in his note to the congress on fighting alcoholic beverages at the request of the...

  • 2 March

    Russia’s Largest Bank to Offer Islamic Banking

    Russia's largest bank, Sberbank, considers a possibility to launch a pilot project to accept population deposits in accordance with the rules of Islam...

  • 1 March

    Book: The Islamic Scholarly Tradition

    The book “The Islamic Scholarly Tradition: Studies in History, Law, and Thought in Honor of Professor Michael Allan Cook “contains highly original articles on Islamic history, law, and thought, each either proposing new hypotheses or readjusting existing ones...

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

    The History of an Islamic School of Law: The Early Spread of Hanafism

    Using rich material drawn mainly from medieval Islamic biographical dictionaries, Nurit Tsafrir offers a thorough examination of the first century and a half of the school’s existence, the period during which it took shape...

  • 19 February

    Book: Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts

    This book makes a valuable contribution to the literature. It will be widely used and appreciated by scholars and graduate students with an interest in the historical practice and development of Islamic law. This book presents an in-depth exploration of the administration of justice during Islam’s founding period, 632–1250 CE. ...

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