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University of Edinburgh

The Sharia and Islamic Law: An Introduction

University of Edinburgh via FutureLearn

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Gain a fascinating insight into the diversity of Muslim belief and practice

On this ground-breaking course, you’ll work with renowned academics from the University of Edinburgh and other leading universities across the world to explore scholarly perspectives on the Sharia and Islamic law.

This five-week course explores some of the diverse roles that the Sharia and Islamic law have played in Muslim life, both historically and today.

You’ll be encouraged to think critically about the nature of religious law as you explore its many manifestations.

The course is open to anyone interested in learning more about how the Sharia has been understood in Muslim life and law in different parts of the world, both historically and today.

Taught by

David Warren


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