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The Rights of Humans (Huquq al-Adamiyyin)

Reem A. Meshal

in Sharia and the Making of the Modern Egyptian: Islamic Law and Custom in the Courts of Ottoman Cairo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166174
eISBN:
9781617975509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166174.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The mu‘amalat—the body of laws pertaining to the rights of humans—originally reflected the community's way of life at the beginning of Islam. In Ottoman jurisprudence, the mu‘amalat were examined to ... More


The Islamic State

James Toth

in Sayyid Qutb: The Life and Legacy of a Radical Islamic Intellectual

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199790883
eISBN:
9780199332601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790883.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter ten discusses Islamic politics and government. It examines how an Islamic state differs from modern nation-states and whether it is a theocracy. It discusses the caliphate and his duties and ... More


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