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Setting the Table: An Introduction to the Jurisprudence of Rabbi Yechiel Mikhel Epstein’s Arukh HaShulhan
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written by Shlomo C. Pill, fl. 2021 and Michael J. Broyde, 1964- (Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 428 page(s)
One of the most basic questions for any legal system is that of methodology: how one interprets, analyzes, weighs and applies a mass of often competing legal rules, precedents, practices, customs, and traditions to reach final determinations and practical guidance about the correct legal-prescribed course of actio...
written by Shlomo C. Pill, fl. 2021 and Michael J. Broyde, 1964- (Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 428 page(s)
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Inner Religion in Jewish Sources: A Phenomenology of Inner Religious Life and Its Manifestation from the Bible to Hasidic Texts
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written by Ron Margolin, fl. 2021, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 28 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 619 page(s)
Is Judaism essentially a religion of laws and commandments? Or do its sources reflect significant attempts at addressing the individual’s inner life, existential crises and spiritual experiences?Inner Religion in Jewish Sources offers a comprehensive exploration of inner life in the Jewish sources from the Bible...
written by Ron Margolin, fl. 2021, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 28 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 619 page(s)
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Beyond a Code of Jewish Law: Rabbi Avraham Danzig’s Hayei Adam
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written by Simcha Fishbane, fl. 2008, in Judaism and Jewish Life (Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 272 page(s)
The Hayei Adam, an abridged code of Jewish law, was written by Rabbi Avraham Danzig (1748-1820) and was first published in 1810. This code spread quickly throughout Europe, and the demand for it required a second publishing which the author printed in 1818. Beyond a Code of Jewish Law attempts to understand the im...
written by Simcha Fishbane, fl. 2008, in Judaism and Jewish Life (Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 272 page(s)
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Holy Rights
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directed by Farha Khatun; produced by Priyanka More (Prague, Stredoceský: Filmotor, 2020), 53 mins
Safia, a deeply religious Muslim woman from Bhopal in Central India, driven by her belief that because of the patriarchal mindset of the interpreters of 'Sharia', Muslim women are denied equality and justice in the community. She joins a program that trains women as Qazis, (Muslim clerics who interpret and adminis...
directed by Farha Khatun; produced by Priyanka More (Prague, Stredoceský: Filmotor, 2020), 53 mins
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Public Policy: Beyond Traditional Jurisprudence: A Maqasid Approach
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written by Basma I. Abdelgafar, fl. 2006 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2018), 201 page(s)
This work charts new territory in Islamic scholarship by attempting to address the field of public policy from a maqasid (higher objectives of the Shariah) perspective. Public Policy is an independent discipline from both law and politics. Thus, Public Policy in Islam is introduced here as a qualitatively differen...
written by Basma I. Abdelgafar, fl. 2006 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2018), 201 page(s)
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The New Political Islam: Human Rights, Democracy, and Justice
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written by Emmanuel Karagiannis, fl. 2018, in Haney Foundation Series (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018, originally published 2018), 277 page(s)
Islamist political parties and groups are on the rise throughout the Muslim world and in Muslim communities in the West. Owing largely to the threat of terrorism, political Islam is often portrayed as a monolithic movement embodying fundamentalism and theocracy, an image magnified by the rise of populism and xenop...
written by Emmanuel Karagiannis, fl. 2018, in Haney Foundation Series (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018, originally published 2018), 277 page(s)
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Her Story: The Female Revolution, Episode 3, Religion
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produced by J. Walter Thompson (Company) and Films of Record, in Her Story: The Female Revolution, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 49 mins

Over the past few decades, life for many women across the globe has changed beyond all recognition. This fascinating series explores how, from the highest echelons of society, to the lowest rungs of the global ladder, a quiet revolution has been taking place. Women today have the power of self-determination; the a...

produced by J. Walter Thompson (Company) and Films of Record, in Her Story: The Female Revolution, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 49 mins
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Purity and Community in Antiquity: Traditions of the Law from Second Temple Judaism to the Mishnah
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written by Yair Furstenberg, fl. 2016 (Jerusalem, Yerushalayim District: The Hebrew University Magnes Press, 2016), 482 page(s)
How did purity evolve into the one most significant religious category during the Second Temple period? What was the role of purity discourse in the reformation of Jewish society and religion in Late Antiquity? The concern for purity shaped Second Temple Judaism, and its significance expanded far beyond the limit...
written by Yair Furstenberg, fl. 2016 (Jerusalem, Yerushalayim District: The Hebrew University Magnes Press, 2016), 482 page(s)
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Reasoning with God: Reclaiming Shari'ah in the Modern Age
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written by Khaled Abou El Fadl, 1963- (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014, originally published 2014), 557 page(s)
In light of recent concern over Shari'ah, such as proposed laws to prohibit it in the United States and conflict over the role it should play in the new Egyptian constitution, many people are confused about the meaning of Shari'ah in Islam and its role in the world today. In Reasoning with God, renowned Islamic sc...
written by Khaled Abou El Fadl, 1963- (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014, originally published 2014), 557 page(s)
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The Parameters of Halal and Haram in Shariah and the Halal Industry, Co-published with the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies, Malaysia
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written by Mohammad Hashim Kamali, 1944-, in Occasional Papers Series, 23 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2013), 64 page(s)
When we think of the halal industry we normally think of meat and meat products. But there is far more to the industry than simply this. The issue of halal touches many areas of Muslim life, and because the industry is driven by profit and the market realities of supply and demand, better understanding of Islamic...
written by Mohammad Hashim Kamali, 1944-, in Occasional Papers Series, 23 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2013), 64 page(s)
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