Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Al-Ahkam as-Sultaniyyah written in the fith Century Hijri is perhaps the single most comprehensive account of the workings of Islamic. Al-Ahkam Al-Sultaniyyah: The Laws of Islamic Governance. Translated by Asadullah Yate. London: Ta-Ha Publishers Pp. Price not.
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Most of the book is empirical, dealing with the day to day apparatus of governance and public administration.
Al Ahkam As Sultaniyyah = The Laws Of Islamic Governance
Newer Post Older Post Home. There are no sultanyiyah yet. An early chapter however deals with the juristic theory of the Caliphate and its underpinning evidences.
Explanation of the Three Fundamental Principles of Islaam. Fundamental Ideas Al-Ahkam as-Sultaniyyah book commences with a discussion of the juristic theory of the Caliphate — commencing with the obligation of Imamate on Muslims the author uses the term interchangeably with Caliphate and the supporting Sharia evidences followed by a discussion of the contract and procedure of appointment of the Caliph.
Abdullah Najjar rated it really liked it Aug 14, Al-Ahkam as-Sultaniyyah book commences with a discussion al-zhkam the juristic theory of the Caliphate — commencing with the obligation of Imamate on Muslims the author uses the term interchangeably with Caliphate and the supporting Sharia evidences followed by a discussion of the contract and procedure of appointment of the Caliph.
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The Laws Of Islamic Governance – Al-Ahkam As-Sultaniyyah
No trivia or quizzes yet. Ta-Ha Publishers; januar Weight: Based on the example of the first Muslim community of Madina, and concerned more with practice than with theory, it describes the rights, al-ahkqm and responsibilities of those in authority, including the selection of the Khalifah and his appointment of ministers, amirs of the provinces and the armed forces, Imams of the mosques, judges and court officials, and those responsible for collecting the zakah and other revenues. Mawardi makes considerable use of Sharia texts and historical precedents throughout the earlier Caliphate periods to justify his points and articulate the structural concepts of the state.
Mawardi elaborates the conditions of the holder of this office, how the Imam is to be chosen either elected by those of power and influence or delegated by the previous Imam and the responsibilities of the Imam which are enumerated as ten.
Karina rated it really liked it Oct 25, Lists with This Book. Critique Most of the book is empirical, dealing with the day to day apparatus of governance and public administration.
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Menna Eltellawy rated it really liked it Nov 09, The rights and duties of these persons are expounded in detail. Want to Read saving…. The resulting book, Al-Ahkam as-Sultaniyyah The Laws of Islamic Governancewritten in AD, gained prominence at the time and is the most cited textbook in modern political studies in Islam.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The Abbasid Caliph al-Qaim bi Amr Allah appointed him as his roving ambassador and sent him to a number of countries as the head of special missions. The Abbasid rulers asked Mawardi to write a treatise on the Islamic political ruling sultanyiyah so people were able to differentiate the legitimate Abbasid Caliphate from pretenders such as the Fatimids based in Egypt. His proficiency in jurisprudence Ethics, Political science and literature proved useful in securing a respectable career for him.
They however miss the Sharia evidences cited by Mawardi throughout his text, showing his articulation is not expressing historical episodes but Sharia texts — the Caliphate structure is the de facto political system of Islam.
The book also considers the main issues relating to land ownership, water supplies, criminal law, fair trading, control over weights and az, and public order.
The eleventh century saw the possibility of a revival of Abbasid fortunes through an alliance with the rising Seljuks. Nasrulloh rated it really liked it Sep 02, Posted by Delstone at Quran with colour codes Mushaf Tajweed small pocket.
Description Overview Reviews An easily accessible translation of Al-Mawardi’s unique classical work on the laws of Islamic governance.
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