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Lang Matl
Author Bhala, Raj.

Title Understanding Islamic law : Sharīʻa / Raj Bhala.

Imprint New Providence, NJ : LexisNexis, c2011.

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 main  216.1-BH UN    Available
Description lxxi, 1455, [13] p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Understanding series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Muhammad (PBUH) before prophethood (570/571-610 A.D.) -- Muhammad (PBUH) as prophet (610-632 A.D.) -- Holy quran (610-650 A.D.) : revelation, compilation, and tenets -- Caliphs of Mecca and Medina (Rashidun) (632-661 A.D.) -- Umayyad Caliphate (661-750 A.D.) -- Abbasid Caliphate (750-1258 A.D.) -- The crusades (1095-1272 A.D.) -- Sunni-Shiite split (632-680 A.D.) -- Shiism and its IMBMS (680-940 A.D.) -- Ottoman Turkish empire (11th Century 1923 A.D.) -- Moghul Indian empire (1504-1857 A.D.) -- Fundamental sources : holy quran and sunnah -- Secondary sources : [JMA AND QIYBS] -- Controversial additional sources -- Five pillars of Islam -- Four sunnite schools of Islamic law -- Islam and capitalist economic growth -- Property law : ownership and property -- Property law : public property, private property, and possession -- Property law : protecting and restricting private ownership -- Contract law : general principles and contract information -- Contract law : types and contracts -- Contract law : performance, terms, and remedies -- Business associations law : traditional types of partnership -- Business associations law : modern partnerships and agricultural ventures -- Banking law : risk (GHARAR) -- Banking law : interest (RIBB).
Banking law : legal devices (IYAL) and the prohibition on interest (RIBB) -- Finance (TAMWEEL) : Islamic bonds (UKUK) and securitization -- Finance (TAMWEEL) : types and risks of ISlamic bonds (?UKUK) -- Finance (TAMWEEL) : insurance (TAKAFUL) and money transfers (?AWBLAH) -- Marriage and divorce -- Rights of wife -- Women and work -- Women and clothes -- Rearing children -- Contraception -- Abortion -- Wills (WABYB), charitable trusts (WAQFS), and euthanasia -- Law of succession -- Key concepts -- Claims of God (?AQQ ALLBH) : sex crimes -- Claims of God (?AQQ ALLBH) : drinking and stealing -- Claims of God (?AQQ ALLBH) : converting and religious freedom -- Private claims (?AQQBDAM) -- Law of war -- Jinbd (STRUGGLE) -- Terrorism.
Subject Islamic law.
ISBN 9781422417485 (pbk.)