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Multicultural Interlegality? Negotiating Family Law in the Context of Muslim Legal Pluralism in the UK

Samia Bano

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter draws upon debates about the concepts of ‘interlegality’ and ‘multicultural interlegality’, to analyze the ways in which Muslim legal pluralism in matters of family law are negotiated ... More


Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Munawar Iqbal and Rodney Wilson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Debt finance involving interest payments – the standard method in the global economy – goes against Qur'anic teaching and Shariah law. Wealth creation is therefore one of the greatest challenges ... More


Institutionalised Islam

Abdou Filali-Ansary and Sikeena Karmali Ahmed

in Islam: Between Message and History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639670
eISBN:
9780748653188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639670.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the credibility and the legislation of the Qur'an and the Shariah. It discusses how the Qur'an and the Prophet's message lend credence to various rules set forth in the Qur'an. ... More


Islamic Finance in Theory and Practice

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides background information on Islamic finance, beginning by defining Islamic finance whose operations and objectives are consistent with the Islamic law or the Shariah. It also ... More


Islam, Economics and Finance

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Any successful belief system, whether religious or secular, has contradictory characteristics: it is flexible enough to adapt to several geographical settings and to survive the test of time, but it ... More


Financial Products and Instruments

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Most of the products offered by conventional financial institutions have some Islamic counterpart. Importantly, however, the underlying contracts are often fundamentally different. Take, for ... More


Islamic Banking Modes of Finance: Proposals for Further Evolution

Abdel-Rahman Yousri Ahmad

in Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Due to the prohibition of interest in Islam, Islamic banking cannot depend on lending activities. When the Islamic banking models were first proposed in the 1950s and later commenced operation, the ... More


The Friend of God and the Shariah

Jawid Mojaddedi

in Beyond Dogma: Rumi's Teachings on Friendship with God and Early Sufi Theories

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195369236
eISBN:
9780199933471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369236.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the relationship between Friendship with God and the legal formulations of religious scholars. Rumi frequently stresses that the Friend of God is not bound by the latter, or any ... More


Conclusion: Islamic Finance and the Global Financial Meltdown

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

When it first appeared in the mid-1970s, Islamic finance was generally dismissed as an inconsequential epiphenomenon of the oil boom. Introducing the religious factor in what was perceived as a ... More


Religious Issues and Challenges: Defining Islam and Interpreting the Shariah

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The battle to define the parameters of Islamic finance and the struggle over the authoritative interpretation of Islam is not exclusively about religion. Indeed, one of the themes developed in this ... More


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