Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Muslim cryptocurrency enthusiasts in Indonesia have found a way around the recent fatwā issued by the nation's Ulama Council, ruling that cryptocurrency is forbidden under to Islamic law. The Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation (BHBFC) stated that it has started sharī'a-based financing in the housing sector. The Taliban's implementation of … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: In "The Hoax in the ISIS Flag" (Newlinesmag.org, October 28, 2021), Ahmed El Shamsy (Chicago University) explains how a forged letter, presented by a French diplomat in the middle of the 19th century as the genuine writing of the Prophet, ended up finding its way on the ISIS flag - … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekly Roundups

Islamic Law in the News Roundup | Weekend Scholarship Roundup | Islam and Data Science Roundup | Field Guide to Islamic Law Online | COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

The Islamic Law Blog publishes weekly roundups to keep our followers abreast of the latest news, developments and scholarship relating to Islamic law. To that end, we offer five weekly roundups: (1) Islamic Law in the News Roundup: a summary of developments in Islamic law from across the globe. (2) Weekend Scholarship Roundup: a list … Continue reading Weekly Roundups

Islamic Law in the News Roundup | Weekend Scholarship Roundup | Islam and Data Science Roundup | Field Guide to Islamic Law Online | COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup