Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items

  • Keywords: Stoning x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Shari'ah on Trial: Northern Nigeria's Islamic Revolution

Sarah Eltantawi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293779
eISBN:
9780520967144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293779.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In November, 1999, hundreds of thousands of Northern Nigerians took to the streets of Zamfara state to demand the (re)implementation of full shar’iah penal law. Insisting on the laws of God where the ... More


Origins of the Stoning Punishment

Sarah Eltantawi

in Shari'ah on Trial: Northern Nigeria's Islamic Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293779
eISBN:
9780520967144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293779.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the deepest layer of the sunnaic paradigm, the Islamic legal history of the stoning punishment. This chapter contrasts the stoning punishment’s perceived stability and ... More


Colonialism: Then and Now

Sarah Eltantawi

in Shari'ah on Trial: Northern Nigeria's Islamic Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293779
eISBN:
9780520967144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293779.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter delves into Nigeria’s experience with British colonialism, which culminated in the death of the Sokoto Caliphate in 1903. The chapter opens with pro-1999 shari’ah proponents reflecting ... More


The Trial of Amina Lawal

Sarah Eltantawi

in Shari'ah on Trial: Northern Nigeria's Islamic Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293779
eISBN:
9780520967144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293779.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter is a step by step recounting of the trials and appeals of Amina Lawal from 2002-2003. The chapter analyzes the form and substance of both the prosecution’s and the defense’s arguments. ... More


View: