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By Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad,Barbara Freyer Stowasser,Wael B. Hallaq,Nathan J. Brown,Adel Omar Sherif ; Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen ; Nadia Yakoob (Fragomen ; Del Rey ; Bernsen & Loewy) ; Amen Mir ; Ann Elizabeth Mayer ; Barbara Stowasser ; Zeinab Abul-Magd ; Lama

in view that Europeans first colonized Arab lands within the nineteenth century, they've been urgent to have the area's indigenous legislation and felony structures accord with Western versions. even supposing such a lot Arab states now have nationwide codes of legislations that mirror Western effect, fierce inner struggles proceed over the way to interpret Islamic legislation, quite within the parts of gender and kinfolk. From diversified geographical and ideological issues around the modern Arab global, Haddad and Stowasser reveal the diversity of perspectives on simply what Islam's felony historical past within the sector may be. For both legislations or faith sessions, Islamic legislations and the demanding situations of Modernity presents the vast historic assessment and specific situations had to comprehend this contentious issue.

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Islamic Law and the Challenges of Modernity by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad,Barbara Freyer Stowasser,Wael B. Hallaq,Nathan J. Brown,Adel Omar Sherif ; Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen ; Nadia Yakoob (Fragomen ; Del Rey ; Bernsen & Loewy) ; Amen Mir ; Ann Elizabeth Mayer ; Barbara Stowasser ; Zeinab Abul-Magd ; Lama


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