Course Description

LAWS 6518
Introduction to Islamic Law
General Description:
Develops student understanding of the internal working of Islamic law at its theoretical roots. Analyzes the various methodologies that are represented in Islamic legal literature, heling to enable the students to identify modern manifestations of these methodologies in contemporary Muslim discourses. Contextualizes the subject of Islamic law within various governmental and constitutional structures, beginning with the classical period, continuing through colonialism and reaching into the present day.

Select Term:

LAWS 6518-801

Instructor(s): Rabea Benhalim

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Tue,Thu   9:00 AM - 10:15 AM   WLAW 305