Harvard Series in Islamic Law

The new Harvard Series in Islamic Law at PIL is a selective book series, published by the Program in Islamic Law and distributed through Harvard University Press, for outstanding scholarship on Islamic law. All manuscripts undergo double-blind peer review, and are evaluated by the editorial board for excellence, novelty in scholarly contribution, and rigor of research and writing in ways that fits within the Series.

Current Publications (PIL)

3.  Hossein Modarressi, Text and Interpretation: Imam Jaʿfar al-Ṣādiq and His Legacy in Islamic Law (Forthcoming)

2.  Jocelyn Hendrickson, Leaving Iberia: Islamic Law and Christian Conquest in North West Africa (In production)

1. Mohammad Fadel and Connell Monette (eds.), al-Muwaṭṭaʾ [Imam Mālik b. Anas], the Royal Moroccan Edition: The Recension of Yaḥyā Ibn Yaḥyā al-Laythī (2019)

Previous Publications (ILSP) 🛈

7. Intisar A. Rabb and Abigail Krasner Balbale (eds.), Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts (2017)

6. Asifa Quraishi and Frank E. Vogel (eds.), The Islamic Marriage Contract: Case Studies in Islamic Family Law (2008)

5. R. Michael Feener and Mark E. Cammack (eds.), Islamic Law in Contemporary Indonesia: Ideas and Institutions (2007)

4. Maya Shatzmiller, Her Day in Court: Women’s Property Rights in Fifteenth-Century Granada (2007)

3. Nurit Tsafrir, The History of an Islamic School of Law: The Early Spread of Hanafism (2004)

2. Peri Bearman, Rudolph Peters, & Frank E. Vogel (eds.), The Islamic School of Law: Evolution, Devolution, and Progress (2005)

1. Gideon Libson, Jewish and Islamic Law: A Comparative Study of Custom During the Geonic Period (2003)