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What Is Sharia Law? A Woman Professor of Islamic Studies Explains Culture 

What Is Sharia Law? A Woman Professor of Islamic Studies Explains

World (Intellectual Takeout) – My knowledge of Sharia Law is modest. So when I came across an article on The Conversation—“What Sharia law means: Five questions answered”—written by Indiana University professor Asma Afsaruddin, I decided to learn a little more about it. I’m glad I did this, because apparently a lot of my assumptions on Sharia Law were just plain wrong. Afsaruddin opens her article by explaining the fundamental objectives of Sharia Law: “Sharia provides guidance on how to live an ethical life. It lays down guidelines on how to pray and how to treat one’s family members, neighbors Read More

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Silk, Turbans and Gold Embroidery: Muslim Fashion Hits London Catwalks (VIDEO) Women 

Silk, Turbans and Gold Embroidery: Muslim Fashion Hits London Catwalks (VIDEO)

London (Sputnik) – The United Kingdom held the first fashion show adhering to Muslim dressing traditions. The event was held in London as part of “London Modest Fashion Week.” The two-day event was held for the first time this year as it runs parallel to London Fashion Week. According to the organizers, which was held at the Saatchi Gallery in the prestigious district of Chelsea, so-called “modest” fashion is one of the fastest growing segments of the fashion business. “Currently, the fastest growing market is the Muslim market. By 2030 every third person in the world will be a Muslim and that is a huge amount of people,” the organizer of the Read More

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