Shari'a Essay by The Research Group

An exposition of the Shari'a in Islam.
# 71061 | 2,070 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in Religion and Theology (Islam) , Law (General)

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This paper looks at the Shari'a in Islam and explains that in the Shari'a, morality and law are one and the same. It describes the ideological tensions this creates with Western liberalism as profound, as Western laws permit many conflicting moralities. It places a heavy emphasis on the Shari'a and human rights and morality.

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" The Shari'a or Islamic law is incapable of distinguishing morality from law. Nor does the Shari'a intend to do such a thing. For devout Muslims morality is not codified by law, morality is-or should be-.."

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