Search results

Khaled Abou El Fadl

Comparative Study’, Arab Law Quarterly 2 (1991), 121 and Islamic Studies 30 (1991), 305. 7 See Khaled Abou El Fadl, Rebellion and Violence in Islamic Law (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001). 8 During the formative period of Islamic law (the first three Islamic centuries or the seventh to the tenth centuries AD), the charge of apostasy was typically invoked in cases in which the authority of a state legitimated by religion was challenged by seditious conduct that included collective abdication of the Islamic faith. In the pre-modern era as a

in ‘War on terror’
Benjamin J. Elton

traditionalist wing of the acknowledgement school was restrained by its traditionalism from accepting modernity completely or uncritically, and first and foremost Adler was a traditionalist. Although Adler adopted modern attitudes and methods, they did not dislodge his traditional views. He encouraged Wissenschaft but also wrote pilpul, and interpreted sacrifices symbolically but also looked forward to carrying them out in practice. In this regard he was the spiritual and intellectual successor of his father, who combined the old learning of the pre-modern era with university

in Britain’s Chief Rabbis and the religious character of Anglo-Jewry, 1880–1970
Open Access (free)
‘Gothicism’, ‘historicism’, and the overlap of fictional modes from Thomas Leland to Walter Scott
Christina Morin

virtuous manners of the Reader’. 21 The terms by which Longsword was assessed are also intriguingly present in the reviews of The castle of Otranto . Even before Walpole appended the subtitle ‘a Gothic story’ to the second edition of his tale, Otranto was concerned with exploring and representing the Gothic past, both as a barbaric, pre-modern era, and as an important phase in the conception of political liberty and virtue. Accordingly, the novel's reception, in its first and second editions, revolved

in The gothic novel in Ireland, c. 1760–1829