In this book, Morgan Clarke offers an authoritative and dynamic account of how the sharia is invoked both with Lebanon's state legal system, as Muslim family law, and outside it, as a framework for an...
The essay provides a general account of some of the main changes that Islamic law has undergone since the late 19th century: the transformation of Islamic law from a jurists’ law to a...
There are some people among the non-Muslims and even the Muslims who spread confusion that the concept of human rights is alien to Shari’a (Islamic law) and it has no place in the provisions of the ...
Dr Keshavjee's exploration of the use of alternative dispute resolution services by a Muslim community in the London area is a...
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...
This two year project addresses how Muslim legal scholars have used the idea of a perfect past to try and change the imperfect present...
The influence of Islamic law on the legal system of the Sudan is a field of studies that, except for a short period of increased interest after the September laws in the...
Using her substantial experience in Sudan, Professor Fluehr-Lobban provides a highly valuable analysis of contemporary Shari‘a in Sudan, going beyond stereotypes to examine the current realities of Shari‘a, how it is implemented and how it has changed over the past two decades...
The book is an interesting and informative book, both for those who dally in the groves of...
This article will explore how modernity has impinged on the classical formulation of Islamic law and how the intersection of shari’a and modernity has forced Muslim jurists to...