The elusive Islamic constitution: The Sudanese experience

Scholars, intellectuals, politicians and other leaders in many Muslim countries have been engaged in debate over the Islamization of their constitutional and legal systems through the implementation of Islamic Shari'a law. This article reviews the recent history of this debate in the Sudanese c...

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Published in:Orient
Main Author: Na'im, Abdullahi Ahmad an-
Format: Print Article
Language:English
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Published: 1985
In:Orient
Year: 1985, Volume: 26, Issue: 3, Pages: 329-340
Further subjects:B Constitutional state
B Fundamentalism
B Sudan
B Sudan Islamization Islamisches Recht Religiöser Fundamentalismus Verfassungsstaatlichkeit
B Islamisches Recht
B Islamization
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Summary:Scholars, intellectuals, politicians and other leaders in many Muslim countries have been engaged in debate over the Islamization of their constitutional and legal systems through the implementation of Islamic Shari'a law. This article reviews the recent history of this debate in the Sudanese context and attempts to draw some wider conclusions regarding the prospects and implications of the process of Islamization itself. (DÜI-Hns)
ISSN:0030-5227
Contains:In: Orient