Islamic Law in Past and Present

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BRILL, Dec 23, 2014 - 676 pages
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In Islamic Law in Past and Present, the lawyer and Islamicist Mathias Rohe offers a comprehensive study of Islamic law, law reforms and law in action with a particular focus on modern developments in the Islamic world, India, Canada and Germany.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 About This Book
3
Chapter 2 Sharia and Law
10
Part 1 The History of Islamic Law
23
Chapter 1 The Origins of the Islamic State and Its Legal System
25
Chapter 2 The Development of the Dogmatics of Islamic Law
54
Chapter 3 Judgments and Opinions
94
Chapter 4 Overview of the Areas Governed by Classical Islamic Law
97
Part 2 Modern Islamic Law
213
Chapter 1 Introduction
349
An Example of a Territory Previously under Muslim Rule
351
An Example of a Typical Immigration Country
413
Chapter 4 Germany Also Taking into Account Other European Countries
453
Part 4 Islamic Law and Its Prospects in a Globalised World
523
Chapter 1 Between Secularisation and ReIslamisation
525
The Search for New Approaches
531
Appendix The Structure of the Kitāb almabsūṭ fī lfurūʿ by the Hanafite Jurist alSarakhsī d 4831090
535

Chapter 1 Further Development and Upheaval from the ThirteenthNineteenth Century Onwards
215
Chapter 2 Methods for Further Development and Examples of Practical Application
233
Chapter 3 Core Areas of Modern Islamic Law
263
Part 3 Paths Taken by Islamic Law in the Diaspora
347

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Mathias Rohe, Dr. iur. (19 ), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, is professor of Civil Law, Private International Law and Comparative Law and Head of the Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe. He has published numerous monographs, book chapters and articles on Islamic law based on several field studies in various countries.

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