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Sharia in Africa Today free pdf Sharia in Africa Today. Reactions and Responses explores how Islamic law has influenced relations between Muslims and Christians, through a series of case studies by young African scholars working in four African countries: in Sudan where total Sharia was applied until recently- in Nigeria where the Northern states re-introduced Sharia courts- in Kenya where the place of Islamic courts has been contested in constitutional debates- in Tanzania where Muslims are calling for the re-introduction of Islamic courts. Each chapter is based on research carried out by the authors, topics include: relations between Muslims and Christians- how Islamic law has impacted on women- new Islamic movements and the state. It is of importance to anyone interested in the impact of Sharia in Africa today.

About John A. Chesworth

John Chesworth, PhD (2008), University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, is currently Research Officer for Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 at University of Birmingham. He has published on Christian-Muslim Relations in Africa, the use of the Qur'an and Bible in popular polemic, and Islamic courts in East Africa. Franz Kogelmann, Dr. phil. (1997), Bayreuth University, Germany, is Academic Co-ordinator of the Institute of African Studies and Principal Investigator at Bayreuth International Graduate School (BIGSAS) at that University. He has published on Islamic endowments (waqf), Islamism in Egypt and Muslims in Sub-saharan Africa and in Europe.

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Author : John A. Chesworth
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 15 October 2013
ISBN : 9004250549
EAN : 9789004250543
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 282 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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