Toward an Islamic Reformation: Civil Liberties, Human Rights, and International Law

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Syracuse University Press, 1996 - Religion - 253 pages
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Drawing upon the teachings and writings of the Sudanese reformer, Mahmoud Mohamed Taha, this study aims to provide the intellectual foundations for a total reinterpretation of the nature and meaning of Islamic public law.
  

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very good book

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This is all good and liberating and encouraging.. but if you close the book and look out side into the " real life" in the islamic world, i felt that we ain't going nowhere. But nonetheless, this book does give me hope and believe to keep believing. Read full review

Contents

On the Sources and Development of Sharia
11
Toward an Adequate Reform Methodology
34
Sharia and Modern Constitutionalism
69
Criminal Justice
101
Sharia and Modern International Law
137
Sharia and Basic Human Rights
161
Conclusion
182
Selected Bibliography
231
Index
247
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Abdullahi Ahmed An-NaA[aČa[im is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law.

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