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Shari‘a as Discourse: Legal Traditions and the Encounter with Europe. Ed. Jørgen S. Nielsen and Lisbet Christoffersen
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Shari‘a as Discourse: Legal Traditions and the Encounter with Europe. Ed. Jørgen S. Nielsen and Lisbet Christoffersen. Farnham/Burlington: Ashgate, 2010. Pp. ix+267. Hbk. ISBN 9780754679554. £65.00.

Shari‘a as Discourse: Legal Traditions and the Encounter with Europe provides the reader with an excellent introduction to, and overview of, the debate about Islamic jurisprudence and Western legal philosophy and traditions. Even though it would be wrong to argue that current European legal systems are opening themselves up to ideas r…

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Göran Larsson, “Shari‘a as Discourse: Legal Traditions and the Encounter with Europe. Ed. Jørgen S. Nielsen and Lisbet Christoffersen”, in: Yearbook of Muslims in Europe Online, Edited by: Oliver Scharbrodt, Samim Akgönül, Ahmet Alibašić, Jørgen S. Nielsen, Egdūnas Račius. Consulted online on 23 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2588-9737_YMEO_REV_03201008>
First published online: 2018



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