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dc.contributor.author Moosa, Ebrahim E.I.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-19T21:02:05Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-19T21:02:05Z
dc.date.issued 1998
dc.identifier.citation “Allegory of the Rule (Hukm): Law as Simulacrum in Islam,” History of Religions 38:1 (August 1998): 1-24. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/5747
dc.description.abstract How are norms and legal values determined by Islamic theology? This article explores the nexus between law and theology in Islam. Rules determined by human effort acquire a certain sacred character because the theological imaginary facilitates a cosmic link between earthly rules and heavenly decrees. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject hukm; law; Islamic law; Islamic theology; ilm al-kalam; fiqh; Shari`a; Sharia; Muslim law; simulacrum en_US
dc.title Allegory of the Rule (Ḥukm): Law as Simulacrum en_US
dc.type Article en_US
duke.description.endpage 24 en_US
duke.description.issue 1 en_US
duke.description.startpage 1 en_US
duke.description.volume 38 en_US
dc.relation.journal History of Religions en_US

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