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Shari'a : Islamic law in the contemporary context / edited by Abbas Amanat and Frank Griffel.

Publication:
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 249 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Islamic law -- Interpretation and construction.
Contents:
Justice in modern Islamic thought / Gudrun Krämer
The harmony of natural law and Shari'a in Islamist theology / Frank Griffel
Islamic law and legal change : the concept of maṣlaḥa in classical and contemporary legal theory / Felicitas Opwis
ʻAllāl al-Fāsī : Shari'a as blueprint for righteous global citizenship? / David L. Johnston
Shari'a and Islamic democracy in the age of al-Jazeera / Noah Feldman
From ijtihād to wilāyat-i faqīh : the evolution of the Shiite legal authority to political power / Abbas Amanat
Shiite theories of social contract / Shahrough Akhavi
Shari'a and constitution in Iran : a historical perspective / Saïd Amir Arjomand
The normativity of the factual : on the everyday construction of Shari'a in a Yemeni family court / Anna Würth.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-236) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1891 Department of Arts Fund.
Contributor:
Amanat, Abbas.
Griffel, Frank, 1965-
Class of 1891 Department of Arts Fund.
ISBN:
9780804756396 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804756392 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
122425198
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