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Shari'a : Islamic law in the contemporary context

Author: Abbas Amanat; Frank Griffel
Publisher: Stanford : Stanford University Press, 2007.
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A survey and analysis of what Shari'a, or Islamic law, means for Muslims today.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abbas Amanat; Frank Griffel
ISBN: 9780804756396 0804756392
OCLC Number: 1025817182
Notes: Índice.
Description: 249 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Contents Chapter 1 Introduction Frank Griffel Chapter 2 Much Ado About Values: Justice in Modern Islamic Thought Gudrun Kr'mer Chapter 3 The Harmony of Natural Law and Shari'a in Islamist Theology Frank Griffel Chapter 4 Islamic Law and Legal Change: The Concept of Ma_la_a in Classical and Contemporary Legal Theory Felicitas Opwis Chapter 5 _All_l al-F_s_: Shari'a as Blueprint for Righteous Global Citizenship David L. Johnston Chapter 6 Shari'a and Islamic Democracy in the Age of al-Jazeera Noah Feldman Chapter 7 From ijtih_d to wil_yat al-faq_h : The Evolution of the Shi'ite Authority to Political Power Abbas Amanat Chapter 8 Shi'ite Theories of Social Contract Shahrough Akhavi Chapter 9 Shari'a and Constitution in Iran: A Historical Perspective Sa'd Amir Arjomand Chapter 10 The Normativity of the Factual On the Every Day Construction of Shari'a in a Yemeni Family Court Anna W'rth Chapter 11 Afterword Roy Mottahedeh Acknowledgments About the Authors Notes Index
Responsibility: edited by Abbas Amanat and Frank Griffel.


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"The contributors to this volume present an important antidote, with in-depth analyses of some of the most important trends in legal thought in today's Muslim world." -- John O. Voll * Read more...

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