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Heaven on Earth : a journey through Shariʻa law

Author: Sadakat Kadri
Publisher: London : Bodley Head, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Almost 1400 years after the Prophet Muhammad first articulated God's law u the sharia u its earthly interpreters are still arguing over what it means. Hardliners reduce it to amputations, veiling, holy war and stonings. Others say that it is humanity's only guarantee of a just society
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sadakat Kadri
ISBN: 9781847920164 1847920160 9781847920171 1847920179
OCLC Number: 777379796
Description: xx, 332 s. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Sadakat Kadri

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Almost 1400 years after the Prophet Muhammad first articulated God's law - the sharia - its earthly interpreters are still arguing over what it means. Hardliners reduce it to amputations, veiling,  Read more...

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"You will come across...a fresh eye, and a clear perspective... Learned, level-headed, engaging, Kadri's "journey through Shari'a law" deserves praise on every front" -- Boyd Tonkin Independent Read more...

 
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