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Imam Shafi'i: Scholar and Poet (Makers of the Muslim World)
Imam Shafi'i: Scholar and Poet (Makers of the Muslim World)
by Kecia Ali
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In this innovative study, Kecia Ali examines the forefather of the second largest of the four principal Sunni schools of jurisprudence, the Shafi‘i. Gifted poet and outstanding Islamic Scholar, Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafi'i (767-820... (read more)

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The Search for God's Law: Islamic Jurisprudence in the Writings of Sayf Al-Din Al-Amidi (Utah Series in Turkish and Islamic Stud)
The Search for God's Law: Islamic Jurisprudence in the Writings of Sayf Al-Din Al-Amidi (Utah Series in Turkish and Islamic Stud)
by Bernard G. Weiss
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Scholars praised the 1992 edition of The Search for God’s Law as a groundbreaking intellectual treatment of Islamic jurisprudence. Bernard Weiss’s revised edition brings to life Sayf al-Din al Amidi’s classic exposition of the... (read more)

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Theory and Practice of Modern Islamic Finance: The Case Analysis from Australia
Theory and Practice of Modern Islamic Finance: The Case Analysis from Australia
by Abu Umar Faruq Ahmad
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Theory and Practice of Modern Islamic Finance seeks to contribute to the existing body of work in the area of Islamic finance through examining the extent of divergence in practice of Islamic financing from the traditional Shariah in the Australian... (read more)

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Islam: Questions and Answers - Jurisprudence and Islamic Rulings: Transactions - Part 2
Islam: Questions and Answers - Jurisprudence and Islamic Rulings: Transactions - Part 2
by Muhammad Saed Abdul-rahman
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This book, Jurisprudence and Islamic Rulings: General and Transactions - Part 2, is the twenty-third volume of a series of authoritative Islamic books entitled Islam: Questions And Answers.This Volume deals with Marriage, Rights of spouses, Dowry... (read more)

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Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari'a Path in a Secular Society
Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari'a Path in a Secular Society
by Julie Macfarlane
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Policy-makers and the public are increasingly attentive to the role of shari'a in the everyday lives of Western Muslims, with negative associations and public fears growing among their non-Muslim neighbors in the United States and Canada. The most common... (read more)

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The Unfamiliar Abode: Islamic Law in the United States and Britain
The Unfamiliar Abode: Islamic Law in the United States and Britain
by Kathleen M. Moore
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Today there are more Muslims living in diaspora than at any time in history. This situation was not envisioned by Islamic law, which makes no provision for permanent as opposed to transient diasporic communities. Western Muslims are therefore faced with... (read more)

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Islam: Questions and Answers - Jurisprudence and Islamic Rulings (Part 1)
Islam: Questions and Answers - Jurisprudence and Islamic Rulings (Part 1)
by Muhammad Saed Abdul-rahman
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This book, Jurisprudence and Islamic Rulings: General and Transactions - Part 1, is the twenty-second volume of a series of authoritative Islamic books entitled Islam: Questions And Answers.This Volume deals with Spending on those under one's... (read more)

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Voices of Islam in Southeast Asia: A Contemporary Sourcebook
Voices of Islam in Southeast Asia: A Contemporary Sourcebook
by Greg Fealy
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The Muslim communities of Southeast Asia are diverse, complex and increasingly influential in the broader Islamic world. However, the extraordinary breadth of practices and views across the Muslim world is not widely understood outside the region, often... (read more)

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Themes in Islamic Law #1: The Origins and Evolution of Islamic Law
Themes in Islamic Law #1: The Origins and Evolution of Islamic Law
by Wael B. Hallaq
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Covering more than three centuries of legal history, this study presents an important account of how Islam developed its own law from ancient Near Eastern legal cultures, Arabian customary law and Quranic reform. The book explores the interplay between... (read more)

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Authority, Continuity and Change in Islamic Law
Authority, Continuity and Change in Islamic Law
by Wael B. Hallaq
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In this path-breaking new book, the author shows how authority guaranteed both continuity and change in Islamic law. Hallaq demonstrates that it was the construction of the absolutist authority of the school founder, an image which he suggests was... (read more)

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Contemporary Ijtihad: Limits and Controversies
Contemporary Ijtihad: Limits and Controversies
by L. Ali Khan
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The resurgence of Islam, geopolitical crises involving Muslim nations, violence associated with Islam and the immigration of millions of Muslims to Western countries have generated a strong interest in understanding Islamic law. The challenges of these... (read more)

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Women's Rights and Islamic Family Law: Perspectives on Reform
Women's Rights and Islamic Family Law: Perspectives on Reform
by K. L. Tomasevski
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This volume explores the present-day realities of Islamic family law, with particular emphasis on the rights of women. Three contrasting country cases have been selected: Egypt, the most populous Arab state with a constitutional clause on the place of... (read more)

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Old Texts, New Practices: Islamic Reform in Modern Morocco
Old Texts, New Practices: Islamic Reform in Modern Morocco
by Etty Terem
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In 1910, al-Mahdi al-Wazzani, a prominent Moroccan Islamic scholar completed his massive compilation of Maliki fatwas. An eleven-volume set, it is the most extensive collection of fatwas written and published in the Arab Middle East during the late... (read more)

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A History of Islamic Law
A History of Islamic Law
by Noel J. Coulson
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Lawyers, according to Edmund Burke, are bad historians. He was referring to an unwillingness, rather than an inaptitude, on the part of early nineteenth-century English lawyers to concern themselves with the past: for contemporary jurisprudence was a... (read more)

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Themes in Islamic Law #3: Women, Family, and Gender in Islamic Law
Themes in Islamic Law #3: Women, Family, and Gender in Islamic Law
by Judith E. Tucker
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In what ways has Islamic law discriminated against women and privileged men? What rights and power have been accorded to Muslim women, and how have they used the legal system to enhance their social and economic position? In a 2008 analysis of Islamic... (read more)

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The Laws of Inheritance in Islam
The Laws of Inheritance in Islam
by Sohail S. Hussaini
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As you read the book and understand the distribution of inheritance in Islam you will be impressed with the fairness and in-depth nature of Islamic laws. It is a gift of wisdom for the mankind from non-other than our great Creator, Allah. He prepares the... (read more)

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Islamic and Liberal Citizenship the Search for an Overlapping Consensus
Islamic and Liberal Citizenship the Search for an Overlapping Consensus
by Andrew F. March
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How can Muslims be both good citizens of liberal democracies and good Muslims? This is among the most pressing questions of our time, particularly in contemporary Europe. Some argue that Muslims have no tradition of separation of church and state and... (read more)

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Commissar and Mullah: Soviet-Muslim Policy from 1917 to 1924
Commissar and Mullah: Soviet-Muslim Policy from 1917 to 1924
by Glenn L. Roberts
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During the revolutionary period the Soviets came into political and cultural conflict with Russia's Muslims. Despite indications that the majority of Muslims desired political unification based on their Islamic heritage, the Party divided them into... (read more)

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Understanding Islamic Law: From Classical to Contemporary (Contemporary Issues in Islam)
Understanding Islamic Law: From Classical to Contemporary (Contemporary Issues in Islam)
by Hisham M. Ramadan
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Ramadan brings together essays to explain the history of Islamic law and its role in the contemporary world.... (read more)

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Islamic Law & Challenges Moder
Islamic Law & Challenges Moder
by Haddad Yvonne Yazbeck
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Since Europeans first colonized Arab lands in the 19th century, they have been pressing to have the area's indigenous laws and legal systems accord with Western models. Although most Arab states now have national codes of law that reflect Western... (read more)

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