Studies in Islamic Law: Classical and Contemporary Applications

Studies in Islamic Law: Classical and Contemporary Applications

by David F. Forte

Hardcover(New Edition)



Outlining in detail both civil and criminal law, this book is an illuminating journey through the intricate issues involved in Middle Eastern legal studies. The Shari'a, Joseph Schacht, human rights, radicalism, and the future of Islamic law are discussed. Studies in Islamic Law promises to be a useful volume for both specialists and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572921283
Publisher: Austin & Winfield Publishers
Publication date: 11/01/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

David F. Forte is Professor of Law at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University in Ohio.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Acknowledgements Part 4 Islamic Law and the Political Order: Chapter 5 The Tent Chapter 6 Law and Politics Part 7 The Shari'a-Classical Applications: Chapter 8 Joseph Schacht and the Sunna Chapter 9 Crimes Chapter 10 Theft and Punishment Chapter 11 Lost, Strayed, or Stolen-Chattel Recovery under the Shari'a Part 12 The Shari'a-Radicalism and Reform: Chapter 13 Islam's Past, Islam's Future Chapter 14 Index

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