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Muhammad Al Atawneh
This book examines Dār al-Iftā, the official Saudi religious establishment for issuing fatwas, between 1971 and 1999. Specifically, it explores the challenges that this scholarly body encountered when applying Wahhābī interpretations of the Shari'a to late twentieth-century modernity.
Analyzing pre-modern writings on Islamic legal theory, this book comprehensively presents the transformation of the concept of maṣlaḥa as a vehicle of legal change from a minor legal principle to being understood as the all-encompassing purpose of God’s law.
Consulting Editor: W.M. Ballantyne; Editor in Chief: M.S.W. Hoyle; Articles Editor: N.K. El-Shunnar
Economic and commercial developments in Arab countries continue to attract attention. Courts in the non-Islamic world increasingly need to decide issues involving Arab laws and Islamic law generally. This interest in Arab countries, not only internally but externally as well, enhances the need ...
Edited by Anver Emon, University of Toronto; Ellen Lust, Yale University; Audrey Macklin, University of Toronto
A collaborative effort between The University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Yale Law School, MELG provides a multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed venue for scholars using the lens of law to analyze issues of governance, jurisprudence, and socio-political organization. In doing so, MELG promotes the ...
Edited by Eugene Cotran and Martin Lau
Practitioners and academics dealing with the Middle East can turn to the Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law Online for an instant source of information on the developments over an entire year in the region. The Yearbook covers Islamic and non-Islamic legal subjects, including the laws ...
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