Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Pakistan has pledged to become fully sharia-compliant in its banking services by December 2027, but still has a long way to go to create a … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Changes in Islamic Legal Culture in Customary Marriage at Uluan Musi Community" (Journal of Population and Social Studies 32 (2024)), Syahril Jamil (Universitas Islam … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The United States and human rights defenders [...] renewed a call for Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban to allow female students to return to universities and ensure … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Philanthropy in Practice: Role of Zakat in the Realization of Justice and Economic Growth" (International Journal of Zakat, December 19, 2023), Bilal Ahmad Malik … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Speaking at a gathering held in the Academy of Science of Afghanistan, head of the Darul Iftah (a decision-making entity within the Supreme Court), Azizullah … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Snapshot: succession law in Saudi Arabia" (Lexology, November 4, 2023), Belal Hashmi (Al Marbae & Partners Law Firm) provides an overview of Saudi inheritance … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Freedwomen in ʿAbd al-Razzāq’s al-Muṣannaf

By Elizabeth Urban Scholars who have studied manumission in early Islamic contexts have usually focused on male freedmen (mawālī).[1] Conversely, scholars who have studied unfree women have usually focused on … Continue reading Freedwomen in ʿAbd al-Razzāq’s al-Muṣannaf

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SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In Secularism and Islam in Bangladesh: 50 Years After Independence (Routledge, 2023), Abdul Wohab (North South University, Bangladesh) argues that "extremist interpretations of Islam, which … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The Supreme Court [of India] [is set to] examine a 2021 ruling of the Kerala High Court affirming a Muslim woman’s right to pronounce extrajudicial … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In International Law and Muslim States: Saudi Arabia in Context (Routledge, 2023),  Dawood Hamzah (SOAS) "examines the Saudi Arabia textualist approach to the two primary … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup