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Interpreting Islamic Law for European Muslims: The Role and the Work of the European Council for Fatwa and Research
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Introduction

The debate on Muslim minorities’ application of Islamic legal and normative tradition has gained immediacy as Muslim communities outside the Muslim majority world grow.1 The ‘ulama’ guiding Muslims living as religious minorities in Western Europe are confronted with the issue of adapting the content of the Islamic law to meet W…

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Karen-Lise Johansen Karman, “Interpreting Islamic Law for European Muslims: The Role and the Work of the European Council for Fatwa and Research”, in: Yearbook of Muslims in Europe Online, Edited by: Oliver Scharbrodt, Samim Akgönül, Ahmet Alibašić, Jørgen S. Nielsen, Egdūnas Račius. Consulted online on 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2588-9737_YMEO_ANA_03201002>
First published online: 2018



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