Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In Islamic Contract Law (Oxford University Press, 2024), Ilias Bantekas (Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar) and others "[p]rovide[] the first comprehensive and authoritative treatise of … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Indonesian Islamic parties have proposed legislation banning alcohol consumption that could see offenders jailed for up to two years[.]" "Ches Special Risk has launched Canada’s … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Malaysia's Minister of Religious Affairs, Datuk Mohd Na’im Mokhtar, recently stated that the teachings of the Ahmadi religion "go against . . . Islamic law." … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law 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 … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Modest Yet Crucial: The Work of a Provincial Muftī

By Yavuz Aykan This is the third essay in a series of four essays on "Why the Ottoman fiqh? Reading Ḥanafī jurisprudence in its historical longue durée." In my second essay, I described … Continue reading Modest Yet Crucial: The Work of a Provincial Muftī

The Madhhab Administration in Kurdistan and the Banal Affair of a Kurdish Tribe

By Yavuz Aykan This is the second essay in a series of four essays on "Why the Ottoman fiqh? Reading Ḥanafī jurisprudence in its historical longue durée." Before revisiting the legal drama of … Continue reading The Madhhab Administration in Kurdistan and the Banal Affair of a Kurdish Tribe

Introduction: On the Authority of the Qāḍī’s Judgment

By Yavuz Aykan This is the first essay in a series of four essays on "Why the Ottoman fiqh? Reading Ḥanafī jurisprudence in its historical longue durée." In my essay series, I will … Continue reading Introduction: On the Authority of the Qāḍī’s Judgment

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS In her opening remarks at the Opening Ceremony of the International Conference on Women in Islam, the United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina J. Mohammed stated: … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Police in Nigeria arrested 76 people alleged to have attended a same-sex marriage ceremony prohibited by the country's laws. A regional police officer declined to … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In Disenchanting the Caliphate: The Secular Discipline of Power in Abbasid Political Thought (Columbia University Press, 2023), Hayrettin Yücesoy (Saint Louis University) argues that "the … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup