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Title Sharia in Africa today : reactions and responses / edited by John Chesworth & Franz Kogelmann.

Publication Info. Leiden, The Netherlands : Brill, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Islam in Africa ; 15
Islam in Africa ; 15.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Sharia and reality": a domain of dontest among Sunni Muslims in the District of Shendi, Northern Sudan / Osman Mohamed Osman Ali -- Contradicting state ideology in Sudan: Christian-Muslim relations among the internally displaced persons in Khartoum-The Case of Mandela and Wad al-Bashir Camps / Salma Mohamed Abdalmunim Abdalla -- Debates over interest rate: Sudanese perspectives from 35 years' experience of Islamic banking / Ahmad Elhassab, Umar Elhassab -- The evolution of the independent sharia panel in Osun State, South-West Nigeria / Abdul-Fatah Kola -- Makinde "Education is Education": contemporary Muslim views on Muslim women's education in northern Nigeria / Chikas Danfulani -- 'We Introduced sharia'-the Izala Movement in Nigeria as initiator of sharia-reimplementation in the north of the country: Some Reflections / Ramzi Ben Amara -- Debates on kadhi's courts and Christian-Muslim relations in Isiolo Town: thematic issues and emergent trends / Halkano Abdi Wario -- "Necessity removes restrictions": Swahili Muslim women's perspectives on their participation in the public sphere / Esha Faki Mwinyihaji -- Women's views on the role of kadhi's courts: a case study of Kendu Bay, Kenya / Rebecca Osiro -- Demand for the re-Introduction of kadhi's courts on the Tanzanian mainland: a religious, social and political analysis / William Andrew Kopwe -- "Chaos will never have a chance": sharia debates and tolerance in a rrovincial Tanzanian town / Bernardin Mfumbusa.
Summary Sharia in Africa Today. Reactions and Responses' explores how Islamic law has influenced relations between Muslims and Christians, through a series of case studies by young African scholars working in Sudan, Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania.
Note Print version record.
Subject Islamic law -- Africa.
Islamic courts -- Africa.
Droit islamique -- Afrique.
Tribunaux islamiques -- Afrique.
LAW -- Essays.
LAW -- General Practice.
LAW -- Jurisprudence.
LAW -- Paralegals & Paralegalism.
LAW -- Practical Guides.
LAW -- Reference.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Islamic Studies.
Islamic courts. (OCoLC)fst01730307
Islamic law. (OCoLC)fst00979949
Africa. (OCoLC)fst01239509
Added Author Chesworth, John.
Kogelmann, Franz.
Other Form: Print version: Sharia in Africa today 9789004250543 (DLC) 2013033032 (OCoLC)853447635
ISBN 9789004262126 (electronic bk.)
9004262121 (electronic bk.)
1306210259 (ebk)
9781306210256 (ebk)
Standard No. DEBBG BV043035136
DEBBG BV044065689
DEBSZ 424584476
DEBSZ 431586888
NLGGC 370759001
NZ1 15567696

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