Indonesian Syariah: Defining a National School of Islamic Law, 1st Edition

  • Juan Ramon Santillana Gonzalez
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  • ISBN-10: 9812308032
  • ISBN-13: 9789812308030
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 343 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Discusses the creation a national school of Islamic law in Indonesia. Presents a complex range of references for syariah including the formal structures of a 'new fiqh', philosophies of law, transmissions of syariah through tertiary curricula and the Friday sermon in mosques, a bureaucratic form for conducting the Hajj, and contemporary debates on syariah values as expressions of public morality.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Tables, Figures and Appendices.
Preface: Indonesian Syariah: A Work in Progress.
Materials, Dates and Spelling.
1: Syariah in the State: The New Fiqh.
2: Syariah Philosophies: From God to Man and Back Again?.
3: Learning Syariah: The National and Regional Curricula.
4: The Public Transmission of Syariah: The Friday Sermon.
5: Syariah in the Bureaucracy: The Department of Religion and the Hajj.
6: Syariah Values in the Regions: A New Ijtihad for a ‘Sick’ Society.
7: Epilogue: Syariah on the Edge.