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A Synthesis

Tariq Ramadan

in Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331714
eISBN:
9780191720987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331714.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. It reviews the various classical schools of the fundamentals of usûl al-fiqh. It then proposes a new geography of the ... More


Introduction

Tariq Ramadan

in Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331714
eISBN:
9780191720987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331714.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter argues that the awakening of Islamic thought requires reconciliation with its spiritual dimension on the one hand, and renewed commitment and rational and critical reading ... More


Imam ash‐Shâfi' î: The Deductive Approach

Tariq Ramadan

in Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331714
eISBN:
9780191720987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331714.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Imâm ash-Shâfi'î. Imâm ash-Shâfi'î developed a definition of Islamic law and jurisprudence (fiqh), which became a reference for specialists over and above the differences ... More


Epilogue

KATE ZEBIRI

in Maḥmūd Shalt=ut and Islamic Modernism

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263302
eISBN:
9780191682469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263302.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the contribution of Shaykh Maḥmūd Shaltūt to Islamic modernism. It suggests that the importance of Shaltūt's work lies not only in ... More


Elaborating an Applied Islamic Ethics

Tariq Ramadan

in Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331714
eISBN:
9780191720987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331714.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter shows how the new geography of the sources of law, and its consequences for spheres of authority, can take concrete shape in Muslim societies and communities, and particularly in the ... More


What Reform Do We Mean?

Tariq Ramadan

in Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331714
eISBN:
9780191720987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331714.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter continues the discussion on the notion of reform in Islam, began in the previous chapter, by addressing the question: what reform do we mean? It argues that the reform intended questions ... More


The Hanafî School: The Inductive Approach

Tariq Ramadan

in Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331714
eISBN:
9780191720987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331714.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Imam Abû Hanîfah. Abû Hanîfah was one of the most eminent scholars in the Iraqi legal tradition and among the advocates of opinion (ahl ar-ra'). He did not write any synthesis ... More


Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

John C. Wilkinson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Ibâḍism represents a branch of the third great division in Islam, that of the Khawârij. It survives in some isolated communities in North Africa, but manifested itself periodically in Oman as a full ... More


Consequences

John C. Wilkinson

in Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter considers the changes resulting from these events as they affected Ibâḍi theory concerning types of Imam, the principle of one Imam in a misr, permitted behaviour towards occupying ... More


Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus

Andrew F. March

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195330960
eISBN:
9780199868278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330960.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book examines both the liberal and the Islamic legal and doctrinal treatments of the moral and political terms of residence and citizenship in a non-Muslim liberal democracy. It seeks to stage ... More


Methods: The Ethics of Comparative Ethics

Andrew F. March

in Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195330960
eISBN:
9780199868278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330960.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter elaborates a methodology for engaging in what Rawls referred to as “conjecture,” here called “justificatory comparative political theory” or “comparative ethics.” It moves beyond Rawls’s ... More


Introduction

Rumee Ahmed

in Narratives of Islamic Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640171
eISBN:
9780191738074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640171.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In describing the current state of modern scholarship on Islamic legal theory, this introductory chapter explains the dominant conceptions and misconceptions about the genre. Through a vignette and ... More


Conclusion

Rumee Ahmed

in Narratives of Islamic Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640171
eISBN:
9780191738074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640171.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This concluding chapter explains the findings of the book through the lens of ritual theory and narrative theology. Legal theory works are described as the fruit of a jurist's ritual practice and, as ... More


Preserving Islamic Tradition: Abu Nasr Qursawi and the Beginnings of Modern Reformism

Nathan Spannaus

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190251789
eISBN:
9780190251802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190251789.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Abu Nasr Qursawi (1776–1812) was a major figure in the history of the Muslim communities of the Russian Empire. An important religious scholar, he wrote works calling for the reform of the Islamic ... More


Introduction to Middle Eastern Law

Chibli Mallat

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199230495
eISBN:
9780191710926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230495.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book provides an introduction to the laws of the Middle East, defining the contours of a field of study that deserves to be called ‘Middle Eastern law’. It introduces Middle Eastern law as a ... More


Fiqh in the Twentieth Century: A Comparative Approach

KATE ZEBIRI

in Maḥmūd Shalt=ut and Islamic Modernism

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263302
eISBN:
9780191682469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263302.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the works of Maḥmūd Shaltūt relevant to the Islamic fiqh. During the 19th and 20th centuries, the development of fiqh was overtaken by the rapid pace of legal reforms and in ... More


Introduction

H. A. Hellyer

in Muslims of Europe The ‘Other’ Europeans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639472
eISBN:
9780748671342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639472.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book provides the most comprehensive and reliable picture of Muslims in Europe. It deals with the issues of Islam and Muslims historically as well as in contemporary Europe. Part 1 discusses the ... More


Without Political Prerogative: Muslims as Minorities in Fiqh

H. A. Hellyer

in Muslims of Europe The ‘Other’ Europeans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639472
eISBN:
9780748671342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639472.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Muslims are defined as Muslims in their sacred law by saying the shahādah. Without this law, the Muslim's commitment and ability to practise Islam is incomplete and unbalanced. The idea of using fiqh ... More


Fiqh in Modern Europe: ‘Minority Fiqh’

H. A. Hellyer

in Muslims of Europe The ‘Other’ Europeans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639472
eISBN:
9780748671342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639472.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The status of Muslim minorities living in the West has become the subject of much controversy recently. Issues of loyalty and treachery have dominated the political scene, while the media constantly ... More


Muslims in the United Kingdom

H. A. Hellyer

in Muslims of Europe The ‘Other’ Europeans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639472
eISBN:
9780748671342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639472.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The United Kingdom has a long history of interaction with Muslims and is home to a large Muslim population. While the largest and most noticeable presence of Muslims rose in the UK in the aftermath ... More


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