xvi, 267 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Cultural diversity and law. Religion i det 21. århundrede.
Formatted Contents Note
Shariʻa between renewal and tradition / Jørgen S. Nielsen Clarity or confusion : classical Fiqh and the issue of logic / Mona Siddiqui Demarcating fault-lines within Islam : muslim modernists and hard-line Islamists engage the Shariʻa / Asma Afsaruddin Islamic jurisprudence and Western legal history / Mark van Hoecke Is Shariʻa law, religion or a combination? : European legal discourses on Shariʻa / Lisbet Christoffersen Women, secular, and religious laws, and traditions : gendered secularization, gendering Shariʻa / Hanne Petersen Shariʻa and Nordic legal contexts / Kjell-åke Modéer Shariʻa from behind the bench : court culture, judicial culture, and a judge-made discourse on Shariʻa at a Swedish district court / Matilda Arvidsson Between God and the sultana : legal pluralism in the British Muslim diaspora / Prakash Shah Shariʻa and secularism in France / Manni Crone Divine law and human understanding : the idea of Shariʻa in Saudi Arabia / Dorthe Bramsen Speaking in his name? : gender, language, and religion in the Arab media / Dima Dabbous-Sensenig Shariʻa and the constitutional debate in Egypt / Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen Traditions of interpretation within (Protestant) Christian theology as compared with Islam / Mogens Müller Rebellious women : discourses and texts : Shariʻa, civil rights, and penal law / Peter Madsen.
This volume brings together a number of scholars of Shari'a and Islamic law with counterparts from parallel European disciplines to explores how the processes of theological-legal thinking have been expressed and are being expressed in a more or less common intellectual framework.
"The Danish Institute in Damascus."
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-258) and index.