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The Quran As A Legal Text

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November 15, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm

Room 85

The Quran, like many other holy scriptures, has served throughout history as a source of spiritual inspiration and social change. Professor Abbas Kadhim, a scholar of Islamic theology and Middle Eastern History, will discuss the Quran's role as a legal text by explaining the sources of Islamic law, and elaborating on several controversial verses and their interpretations throughout Islamic history.