Posts Tagged ‘islamic law’

Women and Prayer in Islamic Law

Posted on January 15th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

Behnam Sadeghi (Department of Religious Studies) has published The Logic of Law-Making in Islam: Women and Prayer in the Legal Tradition (Cambridge University Press, 2012). Sadeghi analyzes Hanafi jurists’ rulings on women’s participation in communal prayers from the eighth to the eighteenth century. The book elucidates the nature of reasoning in the Islamic legal tradition. It asks which factors […]

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Behnam Sadeghi: “A Model for Decision Making and Exegesis within a Tradition”

Posted on December 14th, 2012 by Burçak Keskin-Kozat

January 11, 2013, 12:15 PM, Building 70, Room 72A1 Religious Studies Colloquium Behnam Sadeghi (Stanford University), “A Model for Decision Making and Exegesis within a Tradition” Behnam Sadeghi anford University) is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies. He specializes in the early centuries of Islamic religion and teaches courses on pre-modern intellectual history. He has done research on […]

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