Islamic Law Lexicon :: Islamic Law (sharīʿa)

By Alicia Daniel Citation: Sherman A. Jackson, The Primacy of Domestic Politics: Ibn Bint Al-Aʿazz and the Establishment of Four Chief Judgeships in Mamlūk Egypt, Journal of the American Oriental … Continue reading Islamic Law Lexicon :: Islamic Law (sharīʿa)

Islamic Law Lexicon :: Waqf: Charitable endowment; trust  

By Alicia Daniel Citation: Anver Emon, Religious Minorities and Islamic Law: Accommodation and the Limits of Tolerance, in Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law: Searching for Common Ground? 323–43 … Continue reading Islamic Law Lexicon :: Waqf: Charitable endowment; trust  

Islamic Law Lexicon :: Waqf

David S. Powers, The Islamic Family Endowment (Waqf), 32 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 1167 (1999). *Note: All quotes are from the above article. Short definition: waqf: “endowment” Long definition: Centuries before the trust … Continue reading Islamic Law Lexicon :: Waqf