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Title Shari'a : Islamic law in the contemporary context / edited by Abbas Amanat and Frank Griffel.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  KBP440.3 .S52 2007    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  KBP440.3 .S52 2007    Available
Description viii, 249 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-236) and index.
Contents Justice in modern Islamic thought / Gudrun Krämer -- The harmony of natural law and Shari'a in Islamist theology / Frank Griffel -- Islamic law and legal change : the concept of maṣlaḥa in classical and contemporary Islamic legal theory / Felicitas Opwis -- ʻAllāl al-Fāsī : Shari'a as blueprint for righteous global citizenship? / David L. Johnston -- Shari'a and Islamic democracy in the age of al-Jazeera / Noah Feldman -- From ijtihād to wilāyat-i faqīh : the evolution of the Shiite legal authority to political power / Abbas Amanat -- Shiite theories of social contract / Shahrough Akhavi -- Shari'a and constitution in Iran : a historical perspective / Saïd Amir Arjomand -- The normativity of the factual : on the everyday construction of Shari'a in a Yemeni family court / Anna Würth.
Subject Islamic law -- Interpretation and construction.
Added Author Amanat, Abbas.
Griffel, Frank, 1965-
ISBN 9780804769303