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Sharia Law and Modern Muslims


The world is reeling from news of the abduction of hundreds of Nigerian school girls by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. The group claims strict adherence to Sharia law. But Sharia is not a codified set of principles, and not an incitement to terrorism. This hour we'll learn how modern Muslims incorporate Sharia into their lives.


  • Raheel Raza, President of the Council for Muslims Facing Tomorrow
  • Mohammad Jafar Mahallati, Presidential Scholar in Islamic Studies at Oberlin College
  • Thomas P. Kasulis, Director, Center for the Study of Religion, OSU