SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "The Method in Understanding Hadith Through Ijmā' and Its Implications for Islamic Law in Indonesia: Studies on the Hadiths of the Month of Qamariyah" … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup
ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Following the ruling by the Karnataka (India) High Court that hijāb is not an "essential" part of Islam, advocates have started preparing to take the … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup
A plan by the Sri Lankan government to bury Muslim coronavirus victims on a remote islet sparked international outcry. The Sri Lankan government's ban on burials and its mandate that … Continue reading COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup
Rida Hesti Ratnassari, an Indonesian scholar, documented in a journal article that the country's handling of the pandemic has not been fully compliant with maqāsid al-sharī'a, the main objectives of … Continue reading COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup
Vice President Maruf Amin of Indonesia confirmed President Joko Widodo’s view that COVID-19 vaccines should receive a ḥalāl certification to render their use permissible under Islamic law. Harvard University's Center … Continue reading COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup
A roundup of this week's additions to the Field Guide to Digital Islamic Law Resources.
A ban on face coverings in Sri Lanka following the Easter Sunday attacks has once again highlighted the issue of restrictions on religious freedoms in response to public safety concerns. … Continue reading In the News: Sri Lanka’s Emergency Law