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Disability in Islamic Law : historical applications and today’s challenges

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disability   islam   Sharia   Quran   sunnah   Islamic law


The author of the article conducts an analysis of Islamic law’s perspective on disability by examining disability-related terminology and some texts from the primary legal sources of Islam – the Qur’an and the Sunnah. After a brief overview of the Muslim faith and the nature of Islamic jurisprudence, the chapter proceeds with a description of the nomenclature related to disability followed by a brief overview of historical perceptions. The paper concludes with insights into the condition of autistic children in the United Arab Emirates today

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Wydział Prawa, Administracji i Ekonomii Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

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ISSN 2080-332X   ISBN 978-83-65158-12-3


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