Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Following King Mohammed VI's public statement regarding legal reform, Morocco has been reported to be working on significant family law reform, with ongoing controversies on … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Thinking about the medieval state from a Moroccan perspective: Writing The Almoravid Maghrib" (ARC Humanities Press, February 16, 2024), Camilo Gómez-Rivas (University of California … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Islamic Law Review of the Dropshipping System" (Journal of Family Law and Islamic Court 2, no. 1 (2024)), Jusmaliah Jusmaliah and others "analyze the … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Sharia and Human Rights Law in the Constitutional Framework of Gulf States" (Human Rights Quarterly 46, no. 1 (2024)), Eleni Polymenopoulou (Hamad Bin Khalifa University) … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Against Impossibility

By Ovamir Anjum The conviction that the sharīʿa has been slain by modernity could be read as the resuscitation of the early classical debate on the sharīʿa’s fatigue. Yet it … Continue reading Against Impossibility

Resuscitating the Sharīʿa in South Asia

By Ovamir Anjum “The divine laws primarily and essentially consider [human] conventions [rusūm], and they are what is discussed and referred to in the heavenly injunctions. There are causes due … Continue reading Resuscitating the Sharīʿa in South Asia

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SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Religious Policy of the Mamluk Sultan Baybars (1260–1277 AC)" (Religions 14, no. 11 (2023)), Hatim Muhammad Mahamid (Academic College for Teacher Education, The College … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

The Shape of Islamic History

By Ovamir Anjum How should one imagine the shape of Islamic history? What bearing does that have on the shape of Islam’s future? The West thought the future was Star … Continue reading The Shape of Islamic History

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The committee studying the conflicts between shariah laws and the Federal Constitution [of Malaysia] should include non-Muslim constitutional experts, Beruas MP Ngeh Koo Ham said." … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law Khairudin Aljunied (Georgetown University) reviews Mahmood Kooria's Islamic Law in Circulation: Shāfiʿī Texts across the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean (Cambridge University Press, 2022). In "The … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup