Shari Ah On Trial

Author: Sarah Eltantawi
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520293789
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This book is a well written, compelling, and insightful monograph with much promise.”—Omid Safi, Professor of Islamic Studies, Duke University, and author of The Politics of Knowledge in Premodern Islam and Memories of Muhammad: Why the ...

Sharia Dynamics

Author: Timothy P. Daniels
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331945692X
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our purposes, in this piece, I will refer to the 1999 Nigerian revolution for Islamic
law as “sharia,” because that is what most Nigerians call it. I have written a book
about sharia reimplementation in Northern Nigeria, narrated through the lens of
the trial of Amina Lawal, a peasant woman from Katsina state, Northern Nigeria,
who was sentenced to death by stoning in 2002 for committing the crime of zina,
or illegal sexual activity two years after sharia was implemented. I was prompted
to ...

The Beginnings Of Islamic Law

ISBN: 1107133025
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This is a major and innovative contribution to our understanding of the historical unfolding of Islamic law. Scrutinizing its historical contexts, Salaymeh proposes that Islamic law is a continuous intermingling of innovation and tradition.

Boko Haram

Author: Alexander Thurston
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400888484
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This is the first book to tell the full story of this West African affiliate of the Islamic State, from its beginnings in the early 2000s to its most infamous violence, including the 2014 kidnapping of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls.

Crime And Punishment In Islamic Law

Author: Rudolph Peters
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139445340
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This is the first single-authored account of both the theory and practice of Islamic criminal law. It will be invaluable for students, and scholars in the field, as well as for professionals looking for comprehensive coverage of the topic.

The Adventures Of Ibn Battuta

Author: Ross E. Dunn
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520951611
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Ross Dunn here recounts the great traveler's remarkable career, interpreting it within the cultural and social context of Islamic society and giving the reader both a biography of an extraordinary personality and a study of the hemispheric ...

Politics Of Religious Freedom

Author: Associate Professor of Anthropology Saba Mahmood
ISBN: 9780691153285
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This book is both an indispensable and intellectually delightful read.

The Economist

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a. sword. Are northern Nigerians using the introduction of Islamic law as a
weapon to undermine President Obasanjo's regime? ... Last month, the governor
of Kano, the north's most populous state, announced that he had decided to go
ahead with implementing sharia, or Islamic law, from the first day of Ramadan,
which this year will fall in late November. ... BEFORE their trial started, a voluble
outside world had declared the 13 Iranian Jews accused of spying for Israel to be

Sharia Incorporated

Author: Jan Michiel Otto
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9087280572
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In response, this book takes stock of the actual legal positions, putting them into their socio-political and historical contexts.

The Oxford History Of Islam

Author: John L. Esposito
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199880417
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In addition, the book offers excellent articles on Islamic religion, art and architecture, and sciences as well as bibliographies. Events in the contemporary world have led to an explosion of interest and scholarly work on Islam.