Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In Muslim Women between Community and Individual Rights: Legal Pluralism and Marriage in South Africa (Springer, 2024), Fatima Mukaddam (University of Luzern, Switzerland) "presents an … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Changes in Islamic Legal Culture in Customary Marriage at Uluan Musi Community" (Journal of Population and Social Studies 32 (2024)), Syahril Jamil (Universitas Islam … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Pundits have argued that the Taliban's strict interpretation of Islamic law, including its many restrictions on the rights of women, is making it harder for … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Dissecting the Asia Bibi Case: A Critical Analysis of Blasphemy Law in Pakistan" (Manchester Journal of Transnational Islamic Law & Practice 18, no. 1 … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: In The Palestinian Constitutional Court : an assessment of its independence under the emergency regime (Cambridge University Press, 2022), Osayd Awawda (Hebron University) "assesses the … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to cut interest rates, arguing that the cut is also in line with Islamic law. In a recent interview, … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: In "Petitioning the Sultan: Protests and Justice in Late Ottoman Sultan" (Bloomsbury 2021), Yuval Ben-Bassat (University of Haifa) discusses the institution of petitioning the Ottoman … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Eid festivities have been halted in Gaza due to Israeli airstrikes. International Union of Muslim Scholars recently convened an extraordinary meeting to discuss the recent conflict between Israel and Palestine … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Classical and Contemporary Scholarly Understandings of Verses 97 to 100 of An-Nisāʾ

By Hamzah Raza Verses 97 to 100 of Surah an-Nisāʾ, the fourth chapter of the Qur'ān, refer to one of the most consequential events in Islamic history. The hijrah was … Continue reading Classical and Contemporary Scholarly Understandings of Verses 97 to 100 of An-Nisāʾ

1993 Fatwā from Muhammad Nasiruddin Al-Albani Calling on Palestinians to Leave the West Bank

By Hamzah Raza Source: 1993 Fatwa from Muhammad Nasiruddin Al-Albani Calling on Palestinians to Leave the West Bank In 1993, Muhammad Nasiruddin Al-Albani, arguably the most prominent Salafi scholar of … Continue reading 1993 Fatwā from Muhammad Nasiruddin Al-Albani Calling on Palestinians to Leave the West Bank