Between God and the Sultan: A History of Islamic Law

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Between God and the Sultan: A History of Islamic Law - Vikr, Knut S

The contrast between religion and law has been continuous throughout Muslim history. Islamic law has always existed in a tension between these two forces: God, who gave the law, and the state--the sultan--representing society and implementing the law. This tension and dynamic have created a very particular history for the law--in how it was ...

Between God and the Sultan: A History of Islamic Law 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195223989

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Between God and the Sultan: A History of Islamic Law 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195223972

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