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Apostasy as Objective and Depersonalized Fact: Two Recent Egyptian Court Judgments
  • Baber Johansen
  • Sociology
    Social Research: An International Quarterly
  • 1 September 2003
Dans cet article, l'A se penche sur la recrudescence des proces concernant l'apostasie au Moyen Orient et particulierement en Egypte depuis les annees 80 et 90. L'A explique ici l'evolution du droit
The all-embracing town and its mosques : al-misr al-gâmi'...
Resume Les chercheurs occidentaux estiment communement que le droit islamique ne reconnait pas de difference entre ville et campagne et qu'il ne donne pas de definition du groupement urbain. Cette
Contingency in a Sacred Law: Legal and Ethical Norms in the Muslim Fiqh
A focus on the way in which Muslim scholars of the Hanafite school of Muslim law, from the 10th-12th centuries, adapted their legal norms to changing circumstances and distinguished between legal and
Contingency in a Sacred Law: Legal and Ethical Norms in the Muslim Fiqh
A focus on the way in which Muslim scholars of the Hanafite school of Muslim law, from the 10th-12th centuries, adapted their legal norms to changing circumstances and distinguished between legal and
The Islamic law on land tax and rent : the peasants' loss of property rights as interpreted in the Hanafite legal literature of the Mamluk and Ottoman periods
Reveals how changes in Hanafite law affected public as well as civil law; focusing in particular on the interrelated areas of property, rent and the taxation of arable land changing the relationship
SIGNS AS EVIDENCE: THE DOCTRINE OF IBN TAYMIYYA (1263-1328) AND IBN QAYYIM AL-JAWZIYYA (D. 1351) ON PROOF
The fiqh doctrine on evidence, proof and procedure underwent important changes during the Mamluk period. By rationalizing the concept of proof and evidence, authors such as Ibn Taymiyya, Ibn Qayyim
The Relationship Between the Constitution , the Sharî ’ a and the Fiqh : The Jurisprudence of Egypt ’ s Supreme Constitutional Court
Islamic jurists of the twentieth century often stress the non-identity of sharî’a and fiqh. In the classical period of Islamic law, the fiqh was seen as the sharî’a interpreted by legal scholars. It
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