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Islamic law

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Topical headingIslamic law
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Civil law (Islamic law)
Law, Arab
Law, Islamic
Law in the Qurʼan
Sharia (Islamic law)
Shariʻah (Islamic law)
See alsoLaw, Oriental
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Law, Semitic
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Found inNelson, M.J. In the shadow of sharīʻah : Islam, Islamic law, and democracy in Pakistan, 2011.
Tayeb, A. Shari'ah law in comparative perspective, 2012.
United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. Sudan's enduring question : the role of Shari'ah in the constitution and law, 2013.
Tanthowi, P.U. Muslims and tolerance : non-Muslim minorities under Shariah in Indonesia, 2008.
Kamali, M.H. Shariʻah law, 2008.
Wikipedia, June 16, 2016: Sharia (Sharia, Islamic sharia or Islamic law is the religious legal system governing the members of the Islamic faith. It is derived from the religious precepts of Islam, particularly the Quran and the Hadith. The term sharia comes from the Arabic language term sharīʿah, which means a body of moral and religious law derived from religious prophecy, as opposed to human legislation.)
Britannica online, June 16, 2016: Sharīʿah (Sharīʿah, also spelled Sharia, the fundamental religious concept of Islam, namely its law, systematized during the 2nd and 3rd centuries of the Muslim era (8th--9th centuries ce); In classical form the Sharīʿah differs from Western systems of law in two principal respects. In the first place the scope of the Sharīʿah is much wider, since it regulates an individual's relationship not only with one's neighbours and with the state, which is the limit of most other legal systems, but also with God and with one's own conscience)