Welcome Ahmad A. Ahmad!

We are delighted to introduce Ahmad A. Ahmad, Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, as our October guest blog editor. Throughout the month of October, Professor Ahmad will share a series of posts in which he examines curious parallel doctrines and institutions found in Islamic and Roman law. Professor Ahmad … Continue reading Welcome Ahmad A. Ahmad!

Thank you, Mohammad Fadel!

Many thanks to Mohammad Fadel for joining us this past month as a guest blog editor and for his thoughtful and thought-provoking posts. In case you missed any of them, here is a compilation of his posts: Is Islamic Purposivism (maqāṣid al-sharīʿa) a Thinly-Disguised Form of Utilitarianism? Slavery and Freedom in the Yaḥyā b. Yaḥyā (d. … Continue reading Thank you, Mohammad Fadel!

Welcome to our September Guest Blogger: Mohammad Fadel

We are delighted to introduce our first monthly guest blogger for the 2019-2020 academic year: Mohammad Fadel, Professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto. Throughout the month of September, Professor Fadel will share a series of posts on diverse topics on Islamic law and legal history.  Professor Fadel holds a JD … Continue reading Welcome to our September Guest Blogger: Mohammad Fadel