Islamic Law: Theory and Practice

  title={Islamic Law: Theory and Practice},
  author={Jonathan E. Brockopp},
  journal={Journal of Law and Religion},
  pages={417 - 419}
As Robert Gleave and Eugenia Kermeli acknowledge in their introduction, this volume contains diverse papers covering a large range of topics and methodologies. It is "unlikely to satisfy those who are looking for an integrated examination of theory and practice in Islamic law." (I) The editors are to be lauded for being so forthright about this rather uneven collection of essays originally presented at a conference in Manchester, England in 1995. From broad surveys to detailed analyses of… Expand
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