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Shariah: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) - What Everyone Needs to Know (R) (Paperback)
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Shariah: What Everyone Needs to Know® - What Everyone Needs to Know® (Paperback)

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Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 26/07/2018
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Sharia is by now a term that most Americans and Europeans recognize, though few really understand what it means. Often portrayed as a medieval system used by religious zealots to oppress women and deny human rights, conservative politicians, media commentators, and hardline televangelists stoke fear by promoting the idea that Muslims want to impose a repressive Sharia rule in America and Europe. Despite the breadth of this propaganda, a majority of Muslims-men and women-support Sharia as a source of law. In fact, for many centuries Sharia has functioned for Muslims as a positive source of guidance, providing a moral compass for individuals and society. This critical new book by John L. Esposito and Natana Delong-Bas aims to serve as a guide for what everybody needs to know in the conversation about Sharia, responding to misunderstandings and distortions, and offering answers to questions about the origin, nature, and content of Sharia.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199325061
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 486 g
Dimensions: 210 x 141 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
This book could not be more timely. It provides a clear, lucid and scholarly guide to Shariah which should shatter the ignorant myths that surround it with an aura of evil. If we wish to win hearts and minds it is essential that we learn what is actually in them and not rely on what we imagine might be there. This eminently accessible introduction will help people to do just that. * Karen Armstrong, author of Islam: A Short History *
The clear writing and solid scholarship make it [Shariah] a valuable reference work. * Publishers Weekly *

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