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The Resource Islamic law : the Sharia from Muhammad's time to the present, Hunt Janin and André Kahlmeyer

Islamic law : the Sharia from Muhammad's time to the present, Hunt Janin and André Kahlmeyer

Label
Islamic law : the Sharia from Muhammad's time to the present
Title
Islamic law
Title remainder
the Sharia from Muhammad's time to the present
Statement of responsibility
Hunt Janin and André Kahlmeyer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This volume provides assessment of sharia's achievements, shortcomings and future prospects. The Sharia is discussed with respect to Ottoman law, puritanism and jihad. The sharia's relevance to today's events is explored. Among items provided in appendices are a commentary on a Western translation of the concept of jihad and an analysis of the sharia in 29 selected countries"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Janin, Hunt
Index
index present
LC call number
KBP50
LC item number
.J36 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kahlmeyer, André
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islamic law
  • Jihad
Label
Islamic law : the Sharia from Muhammad's time to the present, Hunt Janin and André Kahlmeyer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( p. 199-204) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fundamentals of Islam -- Traditional Sharia law : obligations to God and to fellow human beings -- The Sharia and its jurists : from the beginnings to Al-Shatibi's legal reforms -- Ottoman law in the golden age of the empire : Suleyman the magnificent -- The Sharia under Wahhabi puritanism and incursions by the West -- The Sharia and jihad -- The Sharia in the world today -- Islamic banking -- The future of Islamic law : reform or retrenchment?
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 207 pages
Isbn
9780786429219
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007005335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
07-B1638
Label
Islamic law : the Sharia from Muhammad's time to the present, Hunt Janin and André Kahlmeyer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( p. 199-204) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fundamentals of Islam -- Traditional Sharia law : obligations to God and to fellow human beings -- The Sharia and its jurists : from the beginnings to Al-Shatibi's legal reforms -- Ottoman law in the golden age of the empire : Suleyman the magnificent -- The Sharia under Wahhabi puritanism and incursions by the West -- The Sharia and jihad -- The Sharia in the world today -- Islamic banking -- The future of Islamic law : reform or retrenchment?
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 207 pages
Isbn
9780786429219
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007005335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
07-B1638

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