Tagnasim rehmatullah

Demystifying “Shariah”

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By Nasim Rehmatullah and Amjad Mahmood Khan Shariah is a misunderstood and misused concept. Critics of Islam frequently employ terms like “creeping shariah” to stoke fear amongst the masses. The Park 51 controversy and the increasing ┬ámedia focus on Islam provide an opportunity to educate Americans about the true teachings and practices of Islam concerning shariah. Shariah literally...