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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 495–499.
Published: 01 December 2019
... discusses in the afterword. Khaled Abou El Fadl nicely captures the complexity of Islamic discourses of evidence: God communicates God's way (the Shari'ah) through what is known as the dalil (pl. adilla ). The dalil means the indicator, mark, guide, or evidence, and in Islamic legal theory...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 266–276.
Published: 01 August 2020
... trade and commerce. See Doi, Shari‘ah: The Islamic Law , 348–72 . Diverse terminology may result from geographical factors or from the juristic or personal preference of Muslim jurists. See Udovitch, Partnership and Profit in Medieval Islam , 174 . 23. Ibn Rushd (Averroës), Bidayat al...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 May 2020
... should look at. I propose that the insights of the book should be utilized to study the unity of conflicting traditions even in non-Muslim societies of Africa before colonialism downsized custom. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Islamic fiqh hermeneutical Shari'ah Sufi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 195–198.
Published: 01 May 2020
... is a legal fiction: it is, literally, made up by law.” Modern man, according to Ahmed, is Homo juridicus, and thus it is “hardly surprising that the leitmotif of Muslim modernism of every stripe is the assertion of the unilateral normative supremacy of something called shari'ah” (125). Hence it seems...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (2): 9–17.
Published: 01 August 1990
... that no assembly will ever usher passed by the National Assembly. Needless to say the in an Islamic system (Nifaz-e-Shari’ah) and therefore progressive women’s organizations have relentlessly this has to be imposed by force.24 The fascistic behavior campaigned against these attempts at “Islamization...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 214–219.
Published: 01 May 2020
... is encapsulated in a statement by Ebu-s-Su‘ud, the chief jurisconsult of the Ottoman Empire between 1545 and 1574, who—regarding Sufi practices of zikr (contemplation) and the rhythmic movement that accompanied these—declared: “Knowledge of Divine Truth is a limitless ocean. The Shari‘ah is its shore. We...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (2): 42–47.
Published: 01 August 1990
...; therefore the state itself became very important democratic order and institutions become attainable.13 as an organizational form. The state, upon the advice of Language and Ethnicity the Ulema, was expected to enforce Shari’ah or Islamic laws. The state came to play an important role in regu...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., a Dyala Hamzah The fi ve “legal proofs” (adillah) that are variation of the maqasid al-shari‘ah (objectives of adduced by Rajabi to establish the legal (shar‘i ) the revealed law),100 seems to have been put in nature of the new army are (1...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 May 1994
..., references, il- literal rule of His Shari‘ah Law, on the other. lustrations, allusions, and demonstrations. As one Again, I would like to say something comparative Islamist theoretician stated the matter...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1991) 11 (1_and_2): 21–31.
Published: 01 August 1991
... and will destroy the Shari’ah traditions.”33 He If there be paradise on earth referred to Europe (Farangistan) as the land of the infidels (ffiwtan)and concluded his text by noting that It is this, oh! it is this!z...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 341–355.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and to prayer. scholars comprises an unparalleled intellectual, linguistic, and cultural heritage. The case of It must be noted though, that Gisudiraz was very particular about prayers and shari‘ah in ‘Ayn al...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 May 1996
... opposition to seem to prefer a secular form of state in which all them among Shi'is (ten percent) who fear living under citizens are accorded juridical equality. The reason a Sunni Shari'ah. Moreover, the communal differ- might be a fear that a fundamentalism which is an- ences among...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (2): 38–50.
Published: 01 August 1998
... of suffered. the Imam Mahdi (as the abrogator of the Islamic dis- The call for reform from this period until the Ira- pensation, the Qur’an and the Shari‘ah) in the teach- nian constitutional revolution of 1906-1909 often fo- 0 1998: Comparative Studies of south Asia, Africa...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 3–19.
Published: 01 August 2002
...” and “the illuminator zamindars formed a buffering layer of landholders between of Gurgan’s lamp”; to “the morals of the custodian of the the cultivators and the state’s representatives. As former rul- Shari’ah” he should add “the grandeur of Faridun” and “the ing groups, the zamindars held a great deal of local...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 62–81.
Published: 01 August 1997
... manual from al-sihc (1955) in his Cusromry and Shari'ah Law in Arabian JodOf the ImemationaZ Foist Music Counci2 19 (1967), pp. 28-29, Socicry (Hampshire, 1991), XI, p. 6: "I was told that in relatively 36; Habib Hassan 'Ibuma, '"Ihe Fidjri, a Major Vocal Form of the recent times, three...