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Law and society in Islam

by Devin J. Stewart

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Published by Markus Wiener Publishers in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

  • Islamic countries
    • Subjects:
    • Islamic law -- History.,
    • Islamic countries -- Social life and customs.,
    • Islamic countries -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementDevin J. Stewart, Baber Johansen, Amy Singer.
      ContributionsJohansen, Baber., Singer, Amy.
      LC ClassificationsKBP173.25 .S74 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 152 p. ;
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL809870M
      ISBN 101558761233
      LC Control Number95046698

      Title: Law and Society in Islam: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Stewart D., Johansen B., Singer A Number of Pages: xi, p.; 24 cm. This work on the Shariah or Islamic Law offers a comparative study of the Divine Law that, according to authentic Islamic doctrines, embodies the Will of God in society. In the Islamic world view, God is the ultimate legislator. The five major schools that are used in the comparison are: Hanafi, Hanbali, Shafi’i, Maliki and Jaf’ari. This book, volume 5 of 8, presents the similarities and.

      Reviews for Islam: Its Law and Society Reviews of previous editions: The book covers a broad swathe of the legal rules and traditions which affect the Muslim community. The first three chapters, covering an introduction to Islamic law, history and jurisprudence, provide a .   Sharia, or Islamic law, offers moral and legal guidance for nearly all aspects of life – from marriage and divorce, to inheritance and contracts, to criminal punishments. Sharia, in its broadest definition, refers to the ethical principles set down in Islam’s holy book (the Quran) and examples of actions by the Prophet Muhammad (sunna).

      Based on rare access to British shari'a council proceedings and archives of cases, On British Islam combines original source material with John Bowen's expertise as a leading scholar of Islamic law. This elegant book is an invaluable resource and much-needed gold standard for future scholarship on Muslims and Islam in liberal societies.   Law & Liberty’s focus is on the classical liberal tradition of law and political thought and how it shapes a society of free and responsible persons. This site brings together serious debate, commentary, essays, book reviews, interviews, and educational material in a commitment to the first principles of law in a free society.

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