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Title Sharia in Africa today : reactions and responses / edited by John Chesworth & Franz Kogelmann
Published Leiden, The Netherlands : Brill, 2013
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Description 1 online resource
Series Islam in Africa ; 15
Islam in Africa ; 15.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Islamic law -- Africa
Islamic courts -- Africa
LAW -- Essays.
LAW -- General Practice.
LAW -- Jurisprudence.
LAW -- Paralegals & Paralegalism.
LAW -- Practical Guides.
LAW -- Reference.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Islamic Studies.
Islamic courts.
Islamic law.
Form Electronic book
Author Chesworth, John
Kogelmann, Franz
ISBN 9789004262126