Islamic Law Scholarship Roundup

In “Fundamentals Of Contract Law In Islamic Law and Afghanistan Civil Law” (Shariahlex: Journal of Islamic Law and Legal Studies 1, no. 1 (2024)), Habiburrahman Rizapoor (Badakhsan University) “discuss[es] Sharia contracts, their definitions, types, permitted agreements, [and] prohibited agreements” in the context of Afghanistan. In “The Relationship Of Islamic Business Ethics With Muamalah Fiqh And Islamic… CONTINUE READING

Islamic Law Scholarship Roundup

In “Contractual Issues in Islam” (Science & Society 1, no. 4 (2024)), Shahlo Fayzullayeva “explores the complex landscape of contractual issues within Islamic law, examining the foundational principles, legal frameworks, and contemporary challenges. Drawing upon Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) and modern legal scholarship, it investigates various aspects such as forming contracts, contractual obligations, and resolving disputes.”… CONTINUE READING

Islamic Law Scholarship Roundup

In “My Father, The Madrasah, and Me” (Zocalo Public Square, March 20, 2014), Ahmad Adedimeji Amobi reflects on his father and his own experience learning Islamic sciences (and Islamic law) in traditional madrasas in Nigera. In “Analysis of the Influence of Fiqh and Maqasid al-Syariah in the Formation of Islamic Legal Policy in Indonesia” (West… CONTINUE READING

Islamic Law Scholarship Roundup

In “Real estate and business fixed assets in the early Islamic economy from a Zakah perspective” (International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, March 13, 2024), Zaid Al-Aifari, Mehmet Bulut and Monzer Kahf (Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University) “confirm the[ir] hypothesis that real estate for investment purposes and business fixed assets were quasi-non-existent during the lifetime of… CONTINUE READING

Islamic Law Scholarship Roundup

In “Dynamics of Islamic Law in Indonesia During the Reformation Period” (Marga: Journal of Innovation and Creativity 1, no. 1 (2024)), Wildan Habib Azhari (Universitas Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia) and others explore the development of Islamic law in Indonesia’s history, with a focus on “opportunities and challenges for Islamic law amidst the plurality… CONTINUE READING

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In “Legitimating Sultanic Rule in Arabic, Turkish and Persian—Late Mamluk Rulers as Authors of Religious Poetry” (in Rulers as Authors in the Islamic World, eds., Maribel Fierro et al. (Brill, 2024)), Christian Mauder (Free University of Berlin) “outlines the multilingual poetic production of . . . Mamluk Sultans, explores the religious and political significance of… CONTINUE READING

Islamic Law Scholarship Roundup

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 Santa Cruz), in elaborating how he authored his recent book, states that some of his motivating questions were: “Is the ninth century (the early Abbasid Caliphate of Baghdad) really the… CONTINUE READING

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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 dropshipping system in the context of Islamic law, focusing on the challenges of uncertainty or gharar in the transaction and its conformity with the principles of muamalah.” In “A Bibliography… CONTINUE READING

Islamic Law Scholarship Roundup

In “Malaysia federal court declares Kelantan state Shariah laws unconstitutional” (Jurist, February 11, 2024), Salma Ben Souissi (The University of Law, GB) analyzes the recent decision by the Federal Court of Malaysia that declared various sharī’a laws enacted by the state of Kelantan unconstitutional. In “Islamic Law in the Development of Indonesian Law” (Educational Journal… CONTINUE READING

Islamic Law Scholarship Roundup

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) “discusses the extent to which the Sharia and human rights are intermingled in the constitutional architecture of Gulf countries[.]” In “An Appraisal of the Nature of Islamic Criminal Procedure: Whether… CONTINUE READING