Table of contents for Shari'a : Islamic law in the contemporary context / edited by Frank Griffel and Abbas Amanat.

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Contents
Chapter 1	Introduction 
	Frank Griffel 
Chapter 2	 Much Ado About Values: Justice in Modern Islamic Thought
	Gudrun Kr¿mer
Chapter 3	The Harmony of Natural Law and Shari'a in Islamist Theology
	Frank Griffel
Chapter 4	Islamic Law and Legal Change: The Concept of Ma_la_a in Classical and Contemporary Legal Theory
	Felicitas Opwis
Chapter 5	_All_l al-F_s_: Shari'a as Blueprint for Righteous Global Citizenship
	David L. Johnston
Chapter 6	Shari'a and Islamic Democracy in the Age of al-Jazeera
	Noah Feldman
Chapter 7	From ijtih_d to wil_yat al-faq_h : The Evolution of the Shi'ite Authority to Political Power
	Abbas Amanat
Chapter 8	Shi'ite Theories of Social Contract
	Shahrough Akhavi
Chapter 9	Shari'a and Constitution in Iran: A Historical Perspective
	Sa¿d Amir Arjomand
Chapter 10	The Normativity of the Factual On the Every Day Construction of Shari'a in a Yemeni Family Court
	Anna W¿rth
Chapter 11	Afterword
	Roy Mottahedeh
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Notes
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Islamic law -- Interpretation and construction.