Jihad in Two Faces of Shari’ah: Sufism and Islamic Jurisprudence (FIQH) and the Revival of Islamic Movements in the Malay World
This thesis is about the concepts of Jihād, Sharī’ah and Sufism as they have been understood by Muslims in the course of history and by the Malay people in particular. The focus is on the works of the two great Muslim scholars in the Malay world in the 17-18th centuries, Sheikh Yusuf al Maqassary and Sheikh Dawud al-Fatani. The background of the thesis is based on concern about the misunderstanding of the concepts of Jihād, Sharī’ah and Sufism by some Western scholars, some non-Muslims and even...[Show more]
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