Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "With Ramadan beginning on March 22, Muslim students have expressed concern over the accessibility and variety of Halal food, as well as a lack of communication," which has prompted Princeton University dining services to take additional measures to address student concerns. "Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

In "From conquest to co-existence: Burhān al-Dīn al-Marghīnānī's (d. 593/1197) re-interpretation of jihād" (Journal of Islamic Studies, vol. 32 no. 2), Youcef L. Soufi (University of Toronto) takes issue with the mainstream view in scholarship that second/eight century Muslim jurists' conception of jihād was uniformly in support of continuous imperial conquest. In "Islam from the … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup