SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "De-Europeanisation as Counter-conduct: The Case of Non-Muslim Religious Minorities in Turkey" (Romanian Journal of International Affairs 22, no. 2 (2022)), Serap Gunes (Masaryk University) … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup
ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to cut interest rates, arguing that the cut is also in line with Islamic law. In a recent interview, … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup
ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS The East Java branch of Indonesia's largest Islamic organizations, Nahdlatul Ulama, recently announced its fatwā that forbid the use of cryptocurrency as ḥarām under Islamic … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup
By Nada Moumtaz A few weeks ago, I was at a conference about Muslim philanthropy in Canada, which, gathered academics with practitioners working in the nonprofit/charitable sector, along with some … Continue reading Waqfs as Moral Persons and Other Stories of Waqf Today
By Nada Moumtaz In the numerous small foundations that form the bulk of waqfs in Beirut in the nineteenth century, waqf, I suggested in my previous post, was the material … Continue reading Waqf and the Modern State, Capitalism, and the Private Property Regime
In the wake of anti-sharīʿa marches across the United States, Senior Scholar Asifa Quraishi-Landes clarifies in the Religion News Service the history of state and religious law in Islamic legal … Continue reading “How anti-Shariah marches mistake Muslim concepts of state and religious law”: Asifa Quraishi-Landes in the Religion News Service
Anver Emon's (Professor of Law at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and SHARIAsource senior scholar) new paper Codification and Islamic Law: The Ideology Behind a Tragic Narrative in … Continue reading Is Sharīʿa Incompatible with the Modern Administrative State?