Ashgate Research Companion to Islamic Law

Editors: Peters, Rudolph and Bearman, Peri
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing

Single-User Purchase Price: $149.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $224.92
ISBN: 978-1-4094-3893-9
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
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This unparalleled Companion provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide to Islamic law to all with an interest in this increasingly relevant and developing field. The volume presents classical Islamic law through a historiographical introduction to and analysis of Western scholarship, while key debates about hot-button issues in modern-day circumstances are also addressed.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • 1 Introduction: The Nature of the Sharia - Rudolph Peters and Peri Bearman
  • PART I THE HISTORICAL ISLAMIC LAW
  • 2 The Origins of the Sharia - Knut S. Vikør
  • 3 The Divine Sources - Herbert Berg
  • 4 The Schools of Law - Paul R. Powers
  • 5 Deriving Rules of Law - Robert Gleave
  • 6 The Judge and the Mufti - Brinkley Messick
  • 7 State and Sharia - Mohammad Fadel
  • 8 Qanun and Sharia - Boğaç A. Ergene
  • PART II SUBSTANTIVE ISLAMIC LAW
  • 9 Equality before the Law - Gianluca P. Parolin
  • 10 Gender Relations - Christina Jones-Pauly
  • 11 Socio-Economic Justice - Hiroyuki Yanagihashi
  • 12 Public Order - Christian R. Lange
  • 13 Constitutional Authority - Andrew F. March
  • 14 War and Peace - Sohail H. Hashmi
  • PART III ISLAMIC LAW THROUGH THE PRISM OF THE MODERN STATE
  • 15 Sharia and the Colonial State - Léon Buskens
  • 16 Sharia and the Nation State - Maurits S. Berger
  • 17 The Re-Islamization of Legal Systems - Martin Lau
  • PART IV PRESENT-DAY DISCUSSIONS ABOUT SHARIA
  • 18 Sharia and Finance - Abdullah Saeed
  • 19 Sharia and the Muslim Diaspora - Mathias Rohe
  • 20 Sharia and Modernity - Kristine Kalanges
  • 21 Sharia and Medical Ethics - Birgit Krawietz
  • 22 Epilogue: The Normative Relevance of Sharia in the Modern Context - Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na‘im
  • Glossary