Thank you, Nada Moumtaz!

Thank you, Nada Moumtaz, for joining us as guest blog editor throughout April. In case you missed any of her blog posts, here they are: Calling All Waqf Haters Late Ottoman Beiruti Waqfs: Closeness to God (Qurba) and Charity for the Family Waqf and the Modern State, Capitalism, and the Private Property Regime Waqf as … Continue reading Thank you, Nada Moumtaz!

Thank you, Kristina Richardson!

Thank you, Kristina L. Richardson, for joining us as guest blog editor throughout March. In case you missed any of her blog posts, here they are: Toni Morrison, John Ralph Willis, and Black Muslim History Ibāḍism in the Medieval Sahel A “Jabri” madhhab of the early modern Sudan? Thank you! Follow Professor Richardson's scholarly work … Continue reading Thank you, Kristina Richardson!

Thank you, Omar Farahat!

Thank you, Omar Farahat, for joining us as guest blog editor throughout November. In case you missed any of his blog posts, here they are: A Duty to Obey Muslim Jurists? Time and Moral Choice in Islamic Jurisprudence Translations of Three Tenth/Sixteenth Century Egyptian Ottoman Court Decisions Action Verbs and the Logic of Egyptian Ottoman … Continue reading Thank you, Omar Farahat!

Thank you, Adnan Zulfiqar!

Thank you, Adnan Zulfiqar, for joining us as guest blog editor throughout October. In case you missed any of his blog posts, here they are: Collective Duties (farḍ kifāya) in Islamic Law The Modern Transformation of the Duty to Fight Islamic Jurisprudence for Revolution Prisons, Abolition and Islamic Legal Discourse Thank you! Follow Professor Zulfiqar's … Continue reading Thank you, Adnan Zulfiqar!

Thank you, Zubair Abbasi!

Thank you, Zubair Abbasi, for joining us as guest blog editor throughout August. In case you missed any of his blog posts, here they are: Islamic Constitutionalism in Pakistan: Does It Matter? Islamic Constitutionalism in Pakistan: Is It Theocratic? The Impact of Islamic Judicial Review in Pakistan Islamic Judicial Review in Practice (1): Decolonization through … Continue reading Thank you, Zubair Abbasi!

Thank you, Sohaira Siddiqui!

Thank you, Sohaira Siddiqui, for joining us as the guest blog editor throughout July. In case you missed any of her blog posts, here they are: The Birth of Anglo-Muhammadan Law in India Anglo-Muhammadan Law and "Justice, Equity and Good Conscience" Anglo-Muhammadan Law and "Justice, Equity and Good Conscience" Continued  Overturning Islamic Law: Right of … Continue reading Thank you, Sohaira Siddiqui!

Thank you, Ahmad Ahmad!

Thank you Ahmad A. Ahmad for joining us as the guest blog editor throughout the month of June. In case you missed any of his blog posts here they are: From Punishment to Restitution: In What Direction Should a Restatement of Islamic Law Go? :: Part 1 :: After the Failure From Punishment to Restitution: … Continue reading Thank you, Ahmad Ahmad!

:: Muwaṭṭaʾ Roundtable :: Journey of the Muwaṭṭaʾ in different periods of the history of South Asia: Shāh Walīyullāh’s Pursuit of Mālik

By Ebrahim Moosa (University of Notre Dame)  It is one of those twists of history that in a region famed for hosting the largest number of followers of the Ḥanafī school, and large numbers of the Shāfiʿī, Ahl al-Ḥadīth (salafī), Jaʿfarī, and Ismāʿīlī schools, South Asia can also boast a healthy interest in the Muwaṭṭaʾ … Continue reading :: Muwaṭṭaʾ Roundtable :: Journey of the Muwaṭṭaʾ in different periods of the history of South Asia: Shāh Walīyullāh’s Pursuit of Mālik

:: Muwaṭṭaʾ Roundtable :: Mālik, the Muwaṭṭa’, and Sunni Identity

By Jonathan Brown (Georgetown University)  I once found myself trapped on a phone call with an exercised adherent of the Ḥanafī school of Islamic law who made it clear that the conversation was not going to end until I acknowledged that Abū Ḥanīfa (d. 767), the school’s founder, was the greatest Hadith scholar in Islamic … Continue reading :: Muwaṭṭaʾ Roundtable :: Mālik, the Muwaṭṭa’, and Sunni Identity