Download e-book for kindle: Justice, Punishment and the Medieval Muslim Imagination by Christian Lange

By Christian Lange

ISBN-10: 0521887828

ISBN-13: 9780521887823

How used to be using violence opposed to Muslims defined and justified in medieval Islam? What position did country punishment play in delineating the non-public from the general public sphere? What innovations have been deployed to deal with the discomfort because of punishment? those questions are explored in Christian Lange's in-depth learn of the phenomenon of punishment, either divine and human, in eleventh-to-thirteenth-century Islamic society. The ebook examines the connection among kingdom and society in dispensing justice, Muslim attitudes to hell and the punishments that have been in shop within the afterlife, and the criminal dimensions of punishment. The cross-disciplinary process embraced during this examine, that is in line with a large choice of Persian and Arabic resources, sheds mild at the interaction among idea and perform in Islamic felony legislation, and among government strength and the non secular mind's eye of medieval Muslim society at large.

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