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Islamic Law: e-Resources

Find information about resources relating to Islamic or Sharia Law.

Sources of Islamic Law

The primary source of Islamic Law is derived from the Holy Qur'an and the Sunnah. The Hadith is a record of the practices and sayings of the Prophet Muhammad during his lifetime.The Fiqh is the substantive law as derived from the primary sources and Islamic law (‘Tashri’ al-Islami’), represents the efforts of a particular state to put these laws into legislative form. View various translations:

Other online resources


A selection of Library eResources:

Arabic Language Dictionaries

Islamic Dictionaries and Encyclopedias


A selection of useful eJournals: