Essays Tagged: "Sharia"

What is literature

(4 pages) 55 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Islamic Banking.

(13 pages) 127 1 4.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Ultimately, the Holy Koran is the only source of authority in Islam

Ijtihad is the practice of finding judgement on issues not covered in the Qur'an. Additionally the Sharia is the body of laws which govern the Islamic state. While there are several sources of author ... between 'church' and state - therefore law is an important part of, and is prescribed by, religion. Sharia is the holy law of Islam and throughout history has been the law of many Islamic countries. T ...

(6 pages) 73 1 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Discuss the role of Islam in the politics of Pakistan

of the civilian court system with, among other things, the introduction at the High Court level of shariat benches, reorganised and centralised as the Federal Shariat Court (FSC) in 1980, to review a ...

(10 pages) 141 3 3.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Islamic Fundamentalism

he sacred Islamic text, the Quran. This ideology is founded on the conviction that Islamic law, the sharia, is the only valid system for regulating human life; and the conviction that an ideal Muslim ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Islamic Financing: Classical and Contemporary Concepts

viable market in the Muslim world and an ever-growing market in the West. This leads to a need for Shariah-compatible financing to be explained. The following is a summary of Mufti Taqi Usmani’s ... r both parties to agree on the proportion of profit that will be allocated. It would invalidate the Shariah to allocate a fixed amount of money to either party.Partnerships are not restricted to Musha ...

(7 pages) 50 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Comparing the Drug Policies of Saudi Arabia and The Netherlands.

practice in Saudi Arbia however it is an actual punishment for theft and is still in use today. The Sharia Law that is in use for quite some time in Muslim countries like Saudi Arabia, although whem c ... countries like Saudi Arabia, although whem compared to the religon of Islam it is more recent. The Sharia law has developed and evolved over time to suit the people who follow it. When this is consid ...

(9 pages) 4 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Comparison of Islam and Buddhism

ernment, but its concepts are present in many governments. Islam’s system of law is called the Sharia, but does not have a strict set of laws. It deals with aspects of daily life, including famil ... deals with aspects of daily life, including family, sexuality, hygiene, and social issues. Yet, the Sharia is more of a system of how Muslims should serve humanity, and is based on the Qur’an and ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Al-Hisbah in Islamic Economics

(11 pages) 13 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Traditions and Encounters Chapter 14 Islam Outline

ng day of Ramadan, all must give to the poor, all able should make at least one pilgrimage to Mecca"sharia"- Islamic holy law"caliph"- deputySunni Islam- name for the majority of IslamShia Sect- fough ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Book Review of Islamic Jurisprudence By Imran Ahsan Khan Nyazee

gratitude for their work, with those of the modern era. As an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Shariah and Law in Islamabad, Nyazee often cites examples and refers to the political system being p ...

(18 pages) 3133 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Hudood Ordinance

ggestions and recommendations regarding the reform of the law.The Hudood Law implements the Islamic Sharia by enforcing punishments for Zina, Qazf, theft and drinking of alcohol. Zina is defined as ex ... r discrimination against women. The majority of incidents are not reported in Pakistan. The laws of Sharia are based on the interpretation of rules of guidance which are found in the Quran, which is t ...

(17 pages) 16 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Attention has been focused on the emergence of radical groups associated with Islam in Indonesia. Discuss if this is a new phenomenon in Indonesia.

itics bringing with it death, destruction and deception in order to establish an Islamic state with Sharia as the state law. It is uncertain if these agendas were sincerely to establish an Islamic sta ... s widely been debated. The Jakarta Charter which would have obligated Muslim Indonesians to live by Sharia Law was not added in the state constitution in the interest of national unity and because 90 ...

(10 pages) 26 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Briefing Paper on Islamic Banking System

erivatives also increase the credit risk of Islamic banking .Operational risk has another aspect of Shariah (Islamic Law) risk, which can be treated in a different way than operational risk in convent ...

(10 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Financial Risk in Sukuk structures

asset managers.Sukuks are Islamic bonds or financial certificates that comply with Islamic law and Sharia. The conventional interest paying bond structure is prohibited by Islamic law, thus, in order ... aws and investment principles. (Jaffer, S 2004) Islamic laws and investment principles form part of Sharia, which is widely regarded as Islamic law, although Islamic law actually encompasses much more ...

(10 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Major Essay: Are Islam and Democracy Compatible?

eria. The second group, led by Saudi Arabia, formally and comprehensively incorporate Islamic law - Sharia - into state institutions. The basis of this incorporation is that "in Islamic history, there ... entrusts his power to umma" has dominated�. Here, a vast challenge to democracy occurs: does Sharia impinge upon the self-determination of a populace? According to the academic Mawdudi "it does ...

(13 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2011

Subjects: History Term Papers

Attacks on World Trade Center analysis

a number of ways including direct statements to regimes they consider hostile. Al-Qaeda believes in Sharia law and has made it clear that they believe all current Islamic governments are not truly fol ... t they believe all current Islamic governments are not truly following Islam and the word of god as Sharia is the only true Islamic law code. Also Al-Qaeda strongly believes in Jihad. Jihad is simply ...

(9 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Literature review/essay on Pluralism in Australia

itudes and views, some critiques urge for a move towards legal pluralism in particular the push for Sharia Law, has become a crux of the pluralism debate.Australia as a plural state makes concessions ... ate policy making and perceptions, Ann Black and Kerrie Sadiq (2011) in their article 'Good and Bad Sharia: Australia's mixed response to Islamic Law' endorses a variant clause, arguing that the prese ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Art Essays