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The Construction of Orthodoxy: Renewal (Tajdid) and Renunciation (Takfir)

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/9789774166174.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Using a rhetorical language of takfir (renunciation) and tajdid (renewal), the Ottoman sharia courts presented themselves as ‘renewers’ of the faith. The authority of local legal custom was gradually ... More


The State of Stability: The Kanunname as a Genre of Administrative Governance

Heather L. Ferguson

in The Proper Order of Things: Language, Power, and Law in Ottoman Administrative Discourses

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503603561
eISBN:
9781503605534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603561.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter shows how diverse practices of land management and competing legal traditions gradually cohered into an imperial program of revenue generation. It argues that the process of crafting and ... More


Ulama and Qanun Lawmaking

Arskal Salim

in Challenging the Secular State: The Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832377
eISBN:
9780824868963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832377.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter shows dissonant legislation in Aceh where some qanun (regional regulation) of sharia rules have already begun to restrict constitutional rights, not only by ruling out ideological ... More


Qanun Jinayat of Aceh, Indonesia

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: A Fresh Interpretation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190910648
eISBN:
9780190910679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190910648.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

The Qanun Jinayat in Aceh bears certain similarities to the developments in Malaysia. Yet a point of difference between them is that unlike Malaysia, which is a federal state, Indonesia is a ... More


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