The making of the fatwa: The production of Islamic legal expertise in Europe

This article examines the kind of expertise that is provided by Muslim actors specialized in Islamic Law (muftis) to their coreligionists in Europe. It seeks to understand how the production of this expertise (the fatwa) is organized and managed, and to what extent it is shaped by policy discourses...

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Volume: 56
Main Author: Alexandre Caeiro
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Editions de l'Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales 01.07.2011
published in: Archives de sciences sociales des religions Vol. 56; no. 155; pp. 81 - 100
Data of publication: 20110701
ISSN: 0335-5985
1777-5825
EISSN: 1777-5825
Discipline: Religion
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