Rewriting Islamic Law: The Opinions of the 'Ulamā' Towards Codification of Personal Status Law in Egypt [Hardback]

Tarek Elgawhary (Author)

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ISBN: 9781463239084 | Published by: Gorgias Press | Series: The Modern Muslim World | Volume: 6 | Year of Publication: 2019 | Language: English 241p, H229 x W152 (mm)




Rewriting Islamic Law

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This book explores the process, effects, and results of codification of Egyptian personal status laws as seen through the eyes of the ‘ulamā’. The codification process began in the mid-1800s and continued until the abolishment of the Sharī‘a courts in 1955 with the absorption of personal status statutes into the newly drafted civil code and the national courts that administered them.

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