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The Muhammad Avatāra: Salvation History, Translation, and the Making of Bengali Islam

Ayesha A. Irani

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190089221
eISBN:
9780190089252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089221.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Muhammad Avatāra: Salvation History, Translation, and the Making of Bengali Islam reveals the powerful role of vernacular translation in the Islamization of Bengal. Its focus is on the ... More


Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: A Fresh Interpretation

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190910648
eISBN:
9780190910679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190910648.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This volume offers a fresh interpretation of Islamic punishments, namely ḥudūd, qiṣāṣ, and taʿzīr, based on a holistic reading of Qur’anic verses on the subject. To do this, the book provides a ... More


A New Prophetology for Bengal: Purāṇa-Korān Salvation History

Ayesha A. Irani

in The Muhammad Avatāra: Salvation History, Translation, and the Making of Bengali Islam

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190089221
eISBN:
9780190089252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089221.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Saiyad Sultān’s narratological innovation of a Hindu prehistory to the traditional Islamic prophets is examined in this chapter. Saiyad Sultān reconstitutes Islamic prophetology to include Hindu ... More


Seeking Reconciliation: Sentimental Reasoning and Reconciled Duties

Arzoo Osanloo

in Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter studies the operations of the Iranian criminal law and analyzes how the procedural administration of the law animates the shariʻa. Iranian criminal laws provide many avenues for victims ... More


Cause Lawyers: Advocating Mercy’s Law

Arzoo Osanloo

in Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter reflects on the work of criminal defense lawyers. Although engaged in forgiveness work, particularly post-sentencing, lawyers occupy a distinct position in relation to other actors. ... More


Islamic

John C. Reeves

in A Guide to Early Jewish Texts and Traditions in Christian Transmission

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190863074
eISBN:
9780190863104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863074.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The present chapter explores the likelihood that Second Temple–era Jewish apocryphal and pseudepigraphical texts have an important role to play in the history of classical Islamic literature. It ... More


Conclusion and Recommendations

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/9780190910648.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

While bearing in mind the diversity of practices and developments concerning Islamic criminal laws in Muslim countries, as well as the strong currents of opinion that obtain on ḥudūd, the ... More


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