Rethinking Islamic legal modernism : the teaching of Yusuf al-Qaradawi

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Full title: Rethinking Islamic legal modernism : the teaching of Yusuf al-Qaradawi / by Ron Shaham.
Main author: Shaham, Ron.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Rashid Rida and academic criticism of his juristic thought
  • Qaradawi's program for the renovation of Islamic law
  • The proper use of the classical sources of Islamic jurisprudence in the modern age
  • The role of maṣlaḥa in Qaradawi's legal theory
  • Case study I-polygyny
  • Case study II-the impact of a western wife's conversion to islam on the validity of her marriage to her non-Muslim husband
  • Case study III-politics and gender : women in roles of political leadership
  • Conclusion : Qaradawi's juristic thought and practice in historical perspective.