Marion Holmes Katz is a Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at NYU, where she has been teaching since 2002. She received a BA from Yale and a PhD from the University of Chicago, and has taught at Franklin and Marshall College and Mount Holyoke College. Her research revolves around issues of Islamic law, ethics, gender, and ritual. Her publications include Body of Text: The Emergence of the Sunni Law of Ritual Purity (SUNY Press, 2002), The Birth of the Prophet Muhammad (Routledge, 2007), Prayer in Islamic Thought and Practice (Cambridge, 2013) and Women in the Mosque (Columbia University Press, 2014). Her current book project uses the issue of domestic labor to examine the relationship between pre-modern Islamic law, ethics, and social custom.
- Law in Action, in the Peripheral Vision of the Sources
- Folk Interpretation and the “Dark Matter” of Pre-Modern Islamic Law
- :: Muwaṭṭaʾ Roundtable :: Who Are We Writing for When We Translate Classical Texts?
- Law, Narrative, and the Case of Fāṭima’s Chores
- The Journal of Islamic Law
- In the News: Molla Sali v. Greece
- Sharīʿa in Greece :: Part 4 :: Future Prospects for Greece’s Sharīʿa Courts After Molla Sali v. Greece
- Sharīʿa in Greece :: Part 3 :: Substantive Issues in Sharīʿa Courts
- Sharīʿa in Greece :: Part 2 :: Procedural Issues in Sharīʿa Courts
- Sharīʿa in Greece :: Part 1 :: Between communal autonomy and individual human rights
- Molla Sali v. Greece and Undermining the Autonomy of Greece’s Muslims in Thrace: Equality versus Community
- European Court of Human Rights Rules Against Forcing Greek Muslim Minority to Follow Islamic Law
- European Court of Human Rights Rules Against Forcing Greek Muslim Minority to Follow Islamic Law [Molla Sali v. Greece (ECHR 2018)]