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Islamic law books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Islamic law category. Presented with a red border are the Islamic law books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Concise Description of Islamic Law and Legal Opinions by Muhammad Ibn Hasan Al-Tusi Concise Description of Islamic Law and Legal Opinions

Islam is an all inclusive way of life which covers the intellectual and the real, the theoretical and the practical. The major part of the Islamic code of practice and behavior is formalized in the discipline of Islamic law which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/02/2018

Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh by Dina (State Islamic University (UIN) Syarif Hudayatullah, Jakarta, Indonesia) Afrianty Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh
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This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2018

Fatwa in Indonesia An Analysis of Dominant Legal Ideas and Mode of Thought of Fatwa-Making Agencies and Their Implications in the Post-New Order Period by Boy Pradana Fatwa in Indonesia An Analysis of Dominant Legal Ideas and Mode of Thought of Fatwa-Making Agencies and Their Implications in the Post-New Order Period

An exploration of fatwa in Indonesia during the period following the fall of President Suharto.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/11/2017

Doubt in Islamic Law A History of Legal Maxims, Interpretation, and Islamic Criminal Law by Intisar A. (Harvard Law School, Massachusetts) Rabb Doubt in Islamic Law A History of Legal Maxims, Interpretation, and Islamic Criminal Law
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This book considers the rarely studied but pervasive concepts of doubt that medieval Muslim jurists used to resolve problematic criminal cases.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Living Sharia Law and Practice in Malaysia by Timothy P. Daniels Living Sharia Law and Practice in Malaysia

Drawing on ethnographic research, Living Sharia examines the role of sharia in the sociopolitical processes of contemporary Malaysia. The book traces the contested implementation of Islamic family and criminal laws and sharia economics to provide cultural frameworks for understanding sharia...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2017

Living Sharia Law and Practice in Malaysia by Timothy P. Daniels Living Sharia Law and Practice in Malaysia

Drawing on ethnographic research, Living Sharia examines the role of sharia in the sociopolitical processes of contemporary Malaysia. The book traces the contested implementation of Islamic family and criminal laws and sharia economics to provide cultural frameworks for understanding sharia...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Islamic Law Cases, Authorities and Worldview by Ahmad Atif (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA) Ahmad Islamic Law Cases, Authorities and Worldview
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Introducing undergraduate students to Islamic law, this accessible textbook does not presume legal or technical knowledge. Drawing on a comparative approach, it encourages students to think through the issues of the application of Islamic law where Muslims live as a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Islamic Law Cases, Authorities and Worldview by Ahmad Atif (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA) Ahmad Islamic Law Cases, Authorities and Worldview
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Introducing undergraduate students to Islamic law, this accessible textbook does not presume legal or technical knowledge. Drawing on a comparative approach, it encourages students to think through the issues of the application of Islamic law where Muslims live as a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

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Outlines of Muhammadan Law by Asaf A. A. (renowned jurist specializing in Islamic Law, Hindu Law, Religion and Law, and Law Relating to Minorities.) Fyzee Outlines of Muhammadan Law
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Asaf A.A. Fyzee was a renowned author in the field of Islamic jurisprudence and his contribution to Muhammadan Law has been indispensable for advancing its understanding. This classic work, which essentially lays down the tenets of Islamic jurisprudence in a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

The Objectives of Islamic Law The Promises and Challenges of the Maqasid al-Shari'a by Anver Emon The Objectives of Islamic Law The Promises and Challenges of the Maqasid al-Shari'a

This book captures the growing debate among Muslim scholars about the theory of the Objectives of the Shari'a (maqasid al-shari'a) and its role in reforming Islamic law. The book is divided into two parts--one highlighting the theory's potential and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2018

Challenging the Secular State The Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia by Arskal Salim Challenging the Secular State The Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia

Examines Muslim efforts to incorporate shari'a (religious law) into modern Indonesia's legal system from the time of independence in 1945 onwards. This title places developments in Indonesia within a historical and geographic context. It explores the efforts of Islamic parties...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/03/2018

Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts Shari'a Courts in Gaza by Nahda Shehada Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts Shari'a Courts in Gaza

Written from an ethnographic perspective, this book investigates the socio-legal aspects of Islamic jurisprudence in Gaza-Palestine. It examines the way judges, lawyers and litigants operate with respect to the law and with each other, particularly given their different positions in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2018

Islam, Law and the Modern State (Re)imagining Liberal Theory in Muslim Contexts by Arif A. Jamal Islam, Law and the Modern State (Re)imagining Liberal Theory in Muslim Contexts

Within the global phenomenon of the (re)emergence of religion into issues of public debate, one of the most salient issues confronting contemporary Muslim societies is how to relate the legal and political heritage that developed in pre-modern Islamic polities to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/03/2018

What is the Sharia? by Baudouin Dupret What is the Sharia?

An indispensable introduction to the evolution and implementation of Sharia law within the Muslim world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/03/2018

The Beginnings of Islamic Law Late Antique Islamicate Legal Traditions by Lena (Tel-Aviv University) Salaymeh The Beginnings of Islamic Law Late Antique Islamicate Legal Traditions

This book is a major and innovative contribution to our understanding of the historical unfolding of Islamic law.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/04/2018

Triple Talaq Examining Faith by Salman (Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India) Khrushid Triple Talaq Examining Faith
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Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2018

Islam & Human Ideology by Samih Atef El-Zeyn Islam & Human Ideology

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Understanding Sharia Islamic Law in a Globalised World by Raficq S. Abdulla, Mohamed M. Keshavjee Understanding Sharia Islamic Law in a Globalised World
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Explores the reality of sharia, identifying the context in which it was conceived and how it developed in line with historical circumstances until the present day
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2018

Criminal Justice in Islam Judicial Procedure in the Shari'a by Muhammad Abdel Haleem Criminal Justice in Islam Judicial Procedure in the Shari'a

An array of judicial talent considers all aspects of Islamic criminal procedure with the firm emphasis on its practical application in modem states today.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Other books in this genre

Disagreements of the Jurists A Manual of Islamic Legal Theory by John Coughlin, John Sexton, Devin J. Stewart Disagreements of the Jurists A Manual of Islamic Legal Theory
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A masterful overview of Islamic law and its diversity Al-Qadi al-Nu'man was the chief legal theorist and ideologue of the North African Fatimid dynasty in the tenth century. This translation makes available for the first time in English his major...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Shariah Law Questions and Answers by Mohammad Hashim Kamali Shariah Law Questions and Answers

An illuminating introductory volume on a system of law that has often been characterised as backward and brutal by opponents in the West
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

The Criterion for Distinguishing Legal Opinions from Judicial Rulings and the Administrative Acts of Judges and Rulers by Shihab al-Din Ahmad ibn Idris al-Qarafi al-Maliki The Criterion for Distinguishing Legal Opinions from Judicial Rulings and the Administrative Acts of Judges and Rulers

The first and much-needed English translation of a thirteenth-century text that shaped the development of Islamic law in the late middle ages.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2017

Islamic Law and Governance in Contemporary Iran Transcending Islam for Social, Economic, and Political Order by Mehran Tamadonfar Islamic Law and Governance in Contemporary Iran Transcending Islam for Social, Economic, and Political Order

This book examines Islamization of the law in the Islamic Republic of Iran and surveys the evolution of institutions, processes, and policies of the regime.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2017

Shari'a in the Modern Era Muslim Minorities Jurisprudence by Iyad Zahalka Shari'a in the Modern Era Muslim Minorities Jurisprudence

In this book, a judge at the Shari'a Court of Jerusalem explains the religious law of Muslim minorities.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2017

China and Islam The Prophet, the Party, and Law by Matthew S. (University of Oxford) Erie China and Islam The Prophet, the Party, and Law

This book is the first ethnographic study of Muslim minorities' practice of Islamic law in contemporary China.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2017

A History of the Application of Islamic Law in Nigeria by Yushau Sodiq A History of the Application of Islamic Law in Nigeria

This work analyzes the history of the application of Islamic law (Shari`ah) in Nigeria. It analyzes how Islamic law emerged in Nigeria toward the beginning of the 19th century and remained applicable until the arrival of the British Colonial regime...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/02/2017

Pragmatism in Islamic Law A Social and Intellectual History by Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim Pragmatism in Islamic Law A Social and Intellectual History

Presents a detailed history of Sunni legal pluralism and the ways in which it was employed to accommodate the changing needs of society. In examining over a thousand cases from three seventeenth- and eighteenth century Egyptian courts, Ibrahim traces the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2017

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