This essay is presented in six parts. The first section ascertains the meaning and scope of Shariah and how it differs from fiqh. This is followed by a discussion of modernity in conjuction with the Shariah...The third section attempts a broad characterisation of the revealed sources of Shariah, namely the Quran and Sunnah and the extent to which adaptability to modern conditions can be entertained within the fabric of these sources............ Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)
IKIM Journal (Kuala Lumpur) Vol. 2, no. 1 (1994), 1-27. Reprint by the Islamic University Quarterly (London), Vol 2 no 1 (1995), pp 10-37.