Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Some pundits have argued that the recent presidential campaign in France, and the candidates' statements about Islam "that seek[] to protect laïcité and regulate Islam contradictorily entangle[] state and religion ever closer." "Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayyeb announced that congratulating Christians on holidays is not out of courtesy or formalities … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Hāshiyat al-Bajūrī

By Aaron Spevack Source: Ibrāhīm al-Bājūrī, Ḥāshiya al-Shaykh Ibrāhīm al-Bājūrī ʿalā Sharḥ al-ʿAlāma Ibn al- Qāsim al-Ghazzī ʿalā Matn al-Shaykh Abī Shujāʿ. Beirut: Dār al-Kutūb al-ʿIlmiyya, 1999. The excerpt that I have provided for our discussion is from Hāshiyat al-Bajūrī ‘alā Sharh ibn Qāsim al-Ghazzī ‘alā Matn Abī Shuja’ (henceforth referred to as Hāshiyat al-Bajūrī). … Continue reading Hāshiyat al-Bajūrī