A Journey through Shari'a Law: Carnegie Council Event and Live Webcast April 17, 2012, 5:30 p.m. ET, with Sadakat Kadri
NEW YORK, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 1,400 years after the Prophet Muhammad first articulated God's law--the Shari'a - its earthly interpreters are still arguing over what it means. Hardliners reduce it to amputations, veiling, holy war and stonings. Others say that it is humanity's only guarantee of a just society.
In "Heaven on Earth: A Journey through Shari'a Law from the Deserts of Ancient Arabia to the Streets of the Modern Muslim World," Sadakat Kadri, a London-based criminal barrister and prize-winning writer, sets out to see who is right.
To register for Sadakat Kadri's April 17 talk at Carnegie Council in Manhattan, New York City, please go to: www.carnegiecouncil.org/calendar/data/0353.html.
Or join us for the live webcast at: www.carnegiecouncil.org/live.
Email a question for Sadakat Kadri before the event: email@example.com.
The full video, audio, and transcript will be posted soon after the event. Go to www.carnegiecouncil.org.
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs (www.carnegiecouncil.org), established in 1914 by Andrew Carnegie , is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing understanding of the relationship between ethics and international affairs.
SOURCE Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
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