Reason, Contract, and the Obligation to Obey: The <i>Dhimmī</i> as Legal Subject

Anver M. Emon

in Religious Pluralism and Islamic Law

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199661633
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743399 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Islamic Legal Studies

Reason, Contract, and the Obligation to Obey: The Dhimmī as Legal Subject

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This chapter addresses the different theories by which premodern Muslim jurists argued that the dhimmī is subjected to Islamic law, with a focus on the argument of contract.

Keywords: obligation; law; Islamic law; contract

Chapter.  7408 words. 

Subjects: History of Law

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