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Shari'a in the West

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  • Creator edited by Rex Ahdar and Nicholas Aroney
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • Physical Details
    • xii, 336 pages : maps ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 0199582912, 9780199582914
  • OCLC ocn466361871


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [323]-328) and index.


  • The topography of Shari'a in the western political landscape / Rex Abda and Nicholas Aroney -- Multicultural citizenship and the Shariʼa controvery in Britain / Tariq Modood -- The Archbishop of Canterbury : the man and the theology behind the Shariʼa lecture / John Milbank -- Religious courts' recognition claims : two qualitatively distinct narratives / Jean-François Gaudreault-DesBiens -- Islamic law, fundamental freedoms, and social cohesion : retrospect and prospect / Michael Nazir-Ali -- Shariʼa and pluralism / James W. Skillen -- Questions about the reasonable accommodation of minorities / Jeremy Waldron -- State, religion, and the family : the new dilemmas of multicultural accomodation / Ayelet Sachar -- Shariʼa and the true basis of group rights : Islam, the West, and liberalism / Religious courts, personal federalism, and legal transplants / Natural law, democracy, and Shariʼa / J. Budzisziewski -- Negotiating the unfamiliar : reflections from The Netherlands on the Archbishop of Canterbury's lecture / Sophie van Bijsterveld -- Reflections on the establishment of Shariʼa courts in Australia / Abdullah Saeed -- In the shadow of our legal system : Shariʼa in Australia / Ann Black -- To Shariʼaticize or not to Shariʼaticize : Islamic and secular law in liberal democratic society / Erich Kolig -- The future of Muslim family law in western democracies / John Witte Jr