Islamic Law in the Modern World

Islamic Law in the Modern World

Review Article

Islamic Law in the Modern World
Reformation and Legal Theories

Author(s): Raficq S. Abdulla & Mohamed M. Keshavjee & Mairaj U. Syed & Faiz Abdullah. & Rebecca Skreslet Hernandez & Talal Al-Azem

Reviewed by: Shahrul Hussain, Ibn Rushd Centre of Excellence for Islamic Research, Birmingham, UK

 

Review

UNDERSTANDING SHARIA: ISLAMIC LAW IN THE GLOBALISED WORLD. By Raficq S. Abdulla and Mohamed M. Keshavjee. London: I.B. Tauris and the Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2018. Pp. 321. ISBN: 9781788313193.

COERCION AND RESPONSIBILITY IN ISLAM: A STUDY IN ETHICS AND LAW. By Mairaj U. Syed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. 259. ISBN: 9780198788775

THE PROVINCE OF SHARI‘AH DETERMINED: FUNDAMENTAL RETHINKING OF THE SHARI‘AH. By Faiz Abdullah. Selangor: I.B. The Others Press, 2017. Pp. 416. ISBN: 9789670957098

THE LEGAL THOUGHT OF JALAL AL-DIN AL-SUYUTI: AUTHORITY AND LEGACY. By Rebecca Skreslet Hernandez: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. 238. ISBN: 978019805939

RULE-FORMUL ATION AND BINDING PRECEDENT IN THE MADHHAB-LAW TRADITION: IBN QUTLUBUGHA’S COMMENTARY ON THE COMPENDIUM OF QUDURI. By Talal Al-Azem. Leiden: Brill, 2016. Pp. 257. ISBN: 9004322833


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