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.
During this five week course, you will learn:
how Islamic law worked in the past and
how it adapted to social change
the impact of colonialism
the diverse manifestations of Islamic law in Muslim life today
the role of Islamic law in a wide range of human activity, from individual worship to marriage and divorce.
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.