The monography deals with the key questions of theory of Islamic law as a legal phenomenon. The author formulates a notion of Islamic law in its correlation with Sharia and Fiqh. The place Islamic law occupies in the modern legal systems of Muslim countries is defined. The book covers the attitude of Islamic legal thought towards actual problems of the contemporary world such as globalization, human rights, political reformation of the Muslim world, counting international extremism and terror. Such research is based on the dialogue between Islam and other cultures and religions. Special attention is paid to perspectives of achievements Islamic legal culture in modern Russia.
The edition will be useful for researchers and practical actors, the staff of Islamic religious institutions as well as for students, postgraduates and everyone interested in problems of Islamic law and Islam in general.