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A History of Islamic Legal Theories
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An Introduction to Islamic Law
The study of Islamic law can be a forbidding prospect for those entering the field for the first time. Wael Hallaq, a leading scholar and practitioner of Islamic law, guides students through theExpand
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A History of Islamic Legal Theories: An Introduction to Sunni Usul al-fiqh
1. The formative period 2. The articulation of legal theory: I 3. The articulation of legal theory: II 4. The legal text, the world and history 5. Social reality and the response of theory 6. CrisesExpand
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Juristic Authority vs. State Power: The Legal Crises of Modern Islam *
To say that authority is the cornerstone of any law or legal system is to state the obvious. Authority not only defines the law but in effect constitutes it formally and substantively. There can beExpand
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A History of Islamic Legal Theories by Wael B. Hallaq
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Qur’ānic Constitutionalism and Moral Governmentality: Further Notes on the Founding Principles of Islamic Society and Polity
A sequel to earlier publications on the subject, this article argues that the Qur’ān not only saw itself and was seen as exclusively authorized to adjudicate matters in the social realm but also thatExpand
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Islamic temperature methods of soul interruption (mental health symptoms)
God's Word s.w.t: He (Allah) has sent to the ummi (illiterate) a messenger among them; he will recite to them his verses, he will purify them, he will teach them the Qur'an and wisdom. And verilyExpand
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Qāḍīs communicating: legal change and the law of documentary evidence
A study of two seventh/thirteenth century model legal manuals, one from Syria, the other from al-Andalus, show that the discourse about the modalities of written communication prescribed for judgesExpand
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Restating Orientalism: A Critique of Modern Knowledge
Wael B. Hallaq’s Restating Orientalism: A Critique of Modern Knowledge interrogates what he proposes are canonized misconceptions of Orientalism by examining the trends in discourse that have emergedExpand
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