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How Intolerant is Islamic Law? Dr Jonathan A. C. Brown
Fri 30 September 2016, 18:15 – 20:00 BST
Join us for the first public lecture in Scotland by renowned scholar and Director of the Alwaleed Centre for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, Dr Jonathan A. C. Brown.
Dr Brown is author of the acclaimed monographs Hadith: Muhammad's Legacy in the Medieval and Modern World (2009) and Misquoting Muhammad: The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet's Legacy (2014). His 2011 publication Muhammad: A Very Short Introduction has provided audiences throughout the English-speaking world with a highly accessible and engaging introduction to the life and legacy of the Prophet Muhammad.
In this special public lecture, Dr Brown will turn his attention to the often-discussed but very often misunderstood subject of Islamc Law (Shari'a). How intolerant is the Shari'a? Join us to find out.