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Published: 29 September 2012

384 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199661633

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Religious Pluralism and Islamic Law

Dhimmis and Others in the Empire of Law

Anver M. Emon

Oxford Islamic Legal Studies

  • Presents an original analysis of the dhimmi rules governing the approach Islamic law takes towards foreigners, giving new perspectives on the nature of Islamic law and problem of governing amidst diversity
  • Offers an interdisciplinary interpretation of the issue of the treatment of foreigners in Islamic law, examining it from the perspectives of Islamic law, legal theory, and history
  • Demonstrates the difficulties present in pursuing pluralism alongside rule of law and effective governance

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