Past Event

What is Shari'ah Law

Thu, Mar 11 2010 - 6:00pm

What Is Shari’ah and Shari’ah law  in Islam?

Sumbul Ali-Karamali, Author, The Muslim Next Door

Join Ali-Karamali, an attorney with a graduate degree in Islamic law and author of The Muslim Next Door: The Qur’an, the Media, and that Veil Thing, as she demystifies commonly used Islamic terms like “shari’ah” and “shari’ah law” and discusses how the rules of Islam were developed and have been implemented, with examples regarding women, finance and criminal law.

MLF: Middle East/Asia-Pacific Affairs
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost:
$8 members, $15 non-members
Buy the Book: Purchase Sumbul Ali-Karamali's The Muslim Next Door from The Club's eBay store (link takes you to a new page). If you purchase the book fewer than 5 business days prior to the event, it will be available for pickup at The Commonwealth Club of San Francisco on the day of the event. If you purchase it more than 5 days prior to the event, the book will be sent to your address.
Program Organizer: Celia Menczel