A Field Guide to Digital Islamic Law Resources

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Educators and researchers around the world are navigating teaching and learning in response to COVID-19 related disruptions and closures. Below we provide, in the form of a downloadable document, instructive links and annotations to SHARIAsource and other Harvard resources, global online digital resources, and a robust "Digital Islamic Law Collection." COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundups … Continue reading A Field Guide to Digital Islamic Law Resources

COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

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Countries and communities around the world are working to contain COVID-19 and mitigate its effects. The following digest represents a variety of sources in which law, particularly Islamic law, was invoked in the decision making process. Bahrain's Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim calls for the suspension of religious and social activities throughout the country. Iran cancels … Continue reading COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

Teaching Islamic Law in a Red State

If you teach Islamic law, chances are that your students are more cosmopolitan than those at the University of Oklahoma, where for thirteen years I have been teaching courses on Islamic law, Islamic theology, the Qur’an, and broader topics in religious studies. My greatest struggle has been bridging the gap between the questions my training … Continue reading Teaching Islamic Law in a Red State

Syllabus: Islamic Business Law

The Islamic Law Teaching Project houses collections of syllabi and other teaching material for Islamic law courses taught primarily in law schools of the US and UK. This syllabus is from Professor Mohammad Fadel at New York University, School of Law. This course will provide an overview of the theoretical doctrines that give rise to Islamic finance … Continue reading Syllabus: Islamic Business Law

Syllabus, Rutgers University School of Law: Islamic Banking and Finance

The Islamic Law Teaching Project houses collections of syllabi and other teaching material for Islamic law courses taught primarily in law schools of the US and UK. This syllabus is from Professor Abed Awad at Rutgers University School of Law. This course is an intensive basic introduction to Islamic banking and finance. After discussing the moral and … Continue reading Syllabus, Rutgers University School of Law: Islamic Banking and Finance

Syllabus, University of Toronto: Introduction to Islamic Law

The Islamic Law Teaching Project houses collections of syllabi and other teaching material for Islamic law courses taught primarily in law schools of the US and UK. This syllabus is from Professor Anver Emon at the University of Toronto. This course introduces students to the history, politics, culture and theory of Islamic law, starting from the early … Continue reading Syllabus, University of Toronto: Introduction to Islamic Law