Definition of Islamic law

1. Noun. The code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed. "Under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state"

Exact synonyms: Sharia, Sharia Law, Shariah, Shariah Law
Examples of category: Fatwa, Halal
Generic synonyms: Jurisprudence, Law
Specialized synonyms: Hudood, Hudud



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Islamic Law

Islamic Jihad
Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine
Islamic Party of Turkestan
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Islamic Republic of Iran
Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Islamic Resistance Movement
Islamic State of Afghanistan
Islamic Ummah
Islamic Unity
Islamic calendar
Islamic calendar month
Islamic fascism
Islamic fundamentalism
Islamic law (current term)
Islamicate
Islamicize
Islamicized
Islamicizes
Islamicizing
Islamification
Islamisation
Islamise
Islamism
Islamisms
Islamist
Islamists
Islamite
Islamites

Literary usage of Islamic law

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"... the ultraconservative Islamic movement that controls 90 percent of the country, claimed that it was drafting a new constitution based on Islamic law. ..."

2. The Experiences and Challenges of Science and Ethics: Proceedings of an by National Research Council (2003)
"Islamic bioethics is an extension of Shariah (Islamic law), which is itself based on two foundations—the Koran and the Sunna (the aspects of Islamic law ..."

3. Pakistan: A Country Study edited by Peter R. Blood (1996)
"This requirement meant that any laws passed by legislative bodies had to conform to Islamic law and any passed previously would be nullified if they were ..."

4. Tracking Gender Equity Under Economic Reforms: Continuity and Change in by Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Ratna M. Sudarshan (2003)
"Muslim women's inheritance rights among the patrilineal groups of south Malabar, Cochin and Travancore were generally on the lines of Islamic law, ..."

5. Women and the Glorious Qur'an: An Analytical Study of Women-related Verses by Gunawan Adnan (2004)
"Beberapa Problematika Hukum Islam (Some Problems of Islamic law). ... Ilmu Kenegaraan dalam Fiqh Islam (The Science of State in Islamic law). ..."

6. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"... the ultraconservative Islamic movement that controls 90 percent of the country, claimed that it was drafting a new constitution based on Islamic law. ..."

7. The Experiences and Challenges of Science and Ethics: Proceedings of an by National Research Council (2003)
"Islamic bioethics is an extension of Shariah (Islamic law), which is itself based on two foundations—the Koran and the Sunna (the aspects of Islamic law ..."

8. Pakistan: A Country Study edited by Peter R. Blood (1996)
"This requirement meant that any laws passed by legislative bodies had to conform to Islamic law and any passed previously would be nullified if they were ..."

9. Tracking Gender Equity Under Economic Reforms: Continuity and Change in by Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Ratna M. Sudarshan (2003)
"Muslim women's inheritance rights among the patrilineal groups of south Malabar, Cochin and Travancore were generally on the lines of Islamic law, ..."

10. Women and the Glorious Qur'an: An Analytical Study of Women-related Verses by Gunawan Adnan (2004)
"Beberapa Problematika Hukum Islam (Some Problems of Islamic law). ... Ilmu Kenegaraan dalam Fiqh Islam (The Science of State in Islamic law). ..."

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