Heiliges Recht in moderner Welt : die Scharia zwischen Stabilität und Wandel

Sacred law in a modern world : the Sharia between stability and change

  • The way in which predominantly Muslim states deal with modernity is strongly influenced by the characteristics of Islamic Law. The Sharia reflects in the most obvious way the lack of separation between secular and religious issues inherent in Islamic doctrine. The article analyses the evolution of law in the Muslim world and illustrates its continuous oscillation between the obligation to stick to the God-given rules and the need to adapt to changes of living conditions.

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Author:Brigitte Weiffen
Document Type:Postprint
Year of Completion:2005
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2010/09/27
Tag:Islamisches Recht; Religion; Scharia
Islamic law; Sharia; religion
Source:WeltTrends - Zeitschrift für Internationale Politik, 48 (2005), S. 133 - 145
Organizational units:Extern / WeltTrends e.V. Potsdam
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 32 Politikwissenschaft / 320 Politikwissenschaft
Collections:Universität Potsdam / Zeitschriften / WeltTrends : Zeitschrift für internationale Politik, ISSN 0944-8101 / Internet Macht Politik 48 (2005)
Licence (German):License LogoKeine Nutzungslizenz vergeben - es gilt das deutsche Urheberrecht
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In Printform erschienen bei WeltTrends e.V.:

Internet, Macht, Politik. - Potsdam : Welt-Trends, 2005. - 208 S. - (Welttrends; 13.2005, 48)
ISSN 0944-8101
ISBN 3-937786-42-2
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