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Muslim family law in Egypt and Pakistan

John L. Esposito

Muslim family law in Egypt and Pakistan

a critical analysis of legal reform, its sources and methodological problems.

by John L. Esposito

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reproduction by microfilm xerography of a Temple University Ph.D. thesis, 1974.

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Open LibraryOL13777299M

According to Mulla, a marriage between a Muslim woman and Non-Muslim male is irregular. But according to Fyzee, such a marriage is totally void; Under Shia Law, no Muslim, whether male or female can marry a non-Muslim in the Nikah form. Thus a marriage between a Muslim and a non-Muslim can only take place under The Special Marriage Act, Asif Chowdhury Ac 12/05/ Material: Chapter 3 & 7 Reforms in Muslim Family Law From the eighteenth century, many Muslim scholars started to realize the importance of reform in Islamic law. They argued that there is no reason to create a conflict between Islam and modern thoughts. Because Islam is the religion of reason. The Muslim countries like Egypt and Pakistan have a very close.

Family is a major foundation of Islamic life. The Quran speaks of marriage in traditional terms -- the man as breadwinner and head of the house, the mother as nurturer and the children as respectful. The Prophet Muhammad himself was a parent and grandparent, and like Muhammad's family, Muslim families are supposed to be close, kind and loving. Divorce Law Pakistan – Find comprehensive information about Divorce Law in Pakistan. Divorce or dissolution of marriage is the ending of a marriage before the death of either spouse. It can be contrasted with an annulment, which is a declaration that a marriage is void, though the effects of marriage may be recognized in such unions, such as spousal support or alimony, child custody, child.

Muslim Family Law: The Latest Assault on Society. The PML government wants to make Shariat the supreme law in Pakistan and is therefore in favour of the Federal Shariat Court hearing the Family Law case while defending the Ordinance. including Syed Abul Ala Maududi who favoured the contents of the Muslim Family Law Ordinance, have. Islam in Pakistan existed in communities along the Arab coastal trade routes in Sindh as soon as the religion originated and had gained early acceptance in the Arabian Peninsula. The connection between the Sind and Islam was established by the initial Muslim missions during the Rashidun Caliphate.


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This second edition of John L. Esposito's landmark book expands and updates coverage of family law reforms (in marriage, divorce, and inheritance) throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and South and Southeast Asia, and analyzes the diverse interpretation of Muslim family law, identifying shifts, key problems, and challenges in the twenty-first century.

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Indonesia. Aceh is the only part of Indonesia to apply Sharia to criminal law. Islamic courts in Aceh had long handled cases of marriage, divorce and inheritance. Legal System/History: The legal system is based on English common law and Islamic law. The former is more influential in commercial law while the latter is more influential in personal status (and, more recently, criminal and tax law to some extent).After partition inthe legislation relating to Muslim family law introduced under British rule continued to govern personal status.

This second edition of John L. Esposito's landmark book expands and updates coverage of family law reforms (in marriage, divorce, and inheritance) throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and South and Southeast Asia, and analyzes the diverse interpretation of Muslim family law, identifying shifts, key problems, and challenges in the twenty-first century/5(28).

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In many countries where an official secular legal system exists alongside the Sharia law, the majority of their Muslim citizens favor making Sharia the official law.

For example, while Egypt's military blocked the Muslim Brotherhood's efforts in this direction in74% of Egypt's Muslims still favor it. Even in Jordan, Indonesia and.

(1) This Ordinance may be called the Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, (2) Its extends to the whole of Pakistan, and applies to all Muslim citizens of Pakistan, wherever they may be.

(3) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint in this behalf. Definitions. Modernizing Muslim Family Law: The Case of Egypt. Lama Abu-Odeh* ABSTRACT. The Author discusses the dynamics of family law reforms in modern Egypt as an instance of similar dynamics of reforms in other Muslim countries.

The forces that push for reforms as well as those that try to limit them are also by: The book addresses issues such as the development of the law of succession, the colonial encounter and its impact on Islamic family law, as well as critical areas in the contemporary family law of the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia, China and Europe.

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(3) It shall come into force on such date as the Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint in. Gender and Equality in Muslim Family Law offers a ground-breaking analysis of family law, based on fieldwork in family courts, and illuminated by insights from distinguished clerics and scholars of Islam from Morocco, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan and Indonesia, as well as by.

Keith Hodkinson's Muslim Family Law: A Source Book focuses on the application of Muslim family law in India and Pakistan. Hodkinson's basic thesis is that Muslim family law in the subcontinent differs substan-tially from "pure" Muslim law, primarily as a result of Britain's coloniza-tion of this region.

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Sharia (/ ʃ ə ˈ r iː ə /, Arabic: شريعة ‎ [ʃaˈriːʕah]), Islamic law, or redundantly Sharia law is a religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition.

It is derived from the religious precepts of Islam, particularly the Quran and the Arabic, the term sharīʿah refers to God's immutable divine law and is contrasted with fiqh, which refers to its human scholarly.

In both the West and throughout the Muslim world, Islamic family law is a highly―and hotly―debated topic. In the Muslim World, the discussions at the heart of these debates are often primarily concerned with the extent to which classical Islamic family law should be implemented in the national legal system, and the impact this has on : Maaike Voorhoeve.Shari‘a Courts and Muslim Family Law in Lebanon Morgan Clarke 3.

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