The compelling study explores the relationship between the moral purposes of Islamic Shari’ah and the organisation of the ideal Muslim Society.
Ebraheem Duaij Al-Ebraheem Al-Sabah, a member of the Kuwaiti ruling family, was educated at the Lebanese University from the late 1960s. He obtained his Master's degree from there in 1973, and his PhD from the University of Birmingham (UK) in 1999. He has served the Kuwaiti government in various capacities, dealing with political and legal affairs and with agriculture and fisheries, and participating in Kuwaiti delegations to the UN, OPEC, the Arab League, the FAO and Yemen. Between 1991 and 2014 he was successively governor of al-Jahra, al-Farwaniyyah and Ahmadi, holding rank of minister. He has made a lifelong study of politics and Islam and is the author of two previous books on Shari'ah law, constitutionalism and democracy.