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Classical Islamic Law

The course explores legal interpretation in the classical Islamic tradition. It explores the factors that shaped the laws and role and nature of textual interpretation. The course also considers case-studies selected from among the following topics: gender, ritual, privacy, relations with non-Muslims, commercial law, and the obligation to forbid wrong and enjoin right. Elements used in grading: Participation (50%) and final paper (50%). Cross-listed with Religious Studies (RELIGST 201/301).

2014-2015 Winter
01/05/2015 - 03/09/2015 Mon ,Wed 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Instructors: Behnam Sadeghi
Notes: Cross-listed with Religious Studies (RELIGST 201/301). Meets outside the Law School, Building 260, Rm 012.

Instructors for this course (Past and Present)

Behnam Sadeghi