Defining Islam for the Egyptian State: Muftis and Fatwas of the Dar al-Ifta

Defining Islam for the Egyptian State: Muftis and Fatwas of the Dar al-Ifta

by Jacob Skovgaard-Petersen, J. Skovgaard-Petersen
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004109471

ISBN-13: 9789004109476

Pub. Date: 10/01/1997

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

The important issue of state-religion relationship in the Middle East is investigated through a sophisticated analysis of state fatwas and of the public and institutional role of the Egyptian State Mufti from 1895 to present.

Overview

The important issue of state-religion relationship in the Middle East is investigated through a sophisticated analysis of state fatwas and of the public and institutional role of the Egyptian State Mufti from 1895 to present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004109476
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1997
Series:
Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia Series, #59
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.56(w) x 9.62(h) x 1.24(d)

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