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April 16, 2012 In his new book, Heaven on Earth, English barrister Sadakat Kadri describes how early Islamic scholars codified — and then modified — the Shariah laws that would govern how Muslim people lead their daily lives. He then reflects on the present day, describing how today's religious scholars interpret the Shariah.
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April 10, 2012 In his new book, Sadakat Kadri offers a clear-eyed and judicious history of Islamic law. His gently skeptical tone also makes the account surprisingly funny, says critic Gideon Lewis-Kraus.
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