Shariah law http://kcur.org en The Rise Of Anti-Sharia Legislation http://kcur.org/post/rise-anti-sharia-legislation <p>Most religions have rules, guidance, law of some kind. Christians look to the teachings of Jesus, or the commandments. Jewish people turn to Torah. And Muslims look to Shariah—the code of Islamic law that guides everything from what to eat and how to dress to bigger questions—like resolving marital disputes, or punishing violent crimes.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 13:34:36 +0000 Brian Ellison, Suzanne Hogan & Matthew Long-Middleton 37151 at http://kcur.org Interpreting Shariah Law Across The Centuries http://kcur.org/post/interpreting-shariah-law-across-centuries Sadakat Kadri is an English barrister, a Muslim by birth and a historian. His first book, <em>The Trial</em>, was an extensive survey of the Western criminal judicial system, detailing more than 4,000 years of courtroom antics.<p>In his new book, <em>Heaven on Earth</em>, Kadri turns his sights east, to centuries of Shariah law. The first parts of his book describe how early Islamic scholars codified — and then modified — the code that would govern how people lead their daily lives. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 15:26:00 +0000 editor 16038 at http://kcur.org Interpreting Shariah Law Across The Centuries