• The Accommodation of the Shari'a within Western Legal Systems 

    Ahdar, Rex; Aroney, Nicholas
    Most Western countries today are grappling with the question whether Islamic law, the Shari’a, should somehow be recognized and incorporated into their domestic legal systems. The issue is highly complex and controversial, ...
  • The Topography of Shari’a in the Western Political Landscape 

    Ahdar, Rex; Aroney, Nicholas
    In February 2008, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, delivered a public lecture in which he stated that it ‘seem[ed] unavoidable’ that certain aspects of Islamic law (Shari’a) would be recognized and incorporated ...