Monday, July 29, 2013

Sharia Law: A Guide to What it is & Why States Want to Ban It

Studying Islam? Here's a great primer on Sharia Law, what it is and what is not. The Huffington Post put together this overview because a number of states recently prohibited judges from considering "foreign laws" when making decisions.  The so-called foreign laws really refer to Sharia law.  The Huffington Post story also includes a good slide show showing a historical timeline of Sharia Law.

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Women and Islam: Resources from GMU

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