Posts tagged "islamic law"

Contesting the Sharia:
The Ideological Interpretation
(and Misinterpretation) of Islamic Law

by Najam Haider The proposed construction of a mosque in the vicinity of Ground Zero in New York City has raised an outcry from a number of critics including (but not limited to) former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and former Speaker of the House (and potential 2012 presidential candidate) Newt Gingrich.  In a July 28, 2010...

Your Black Muslim Bakery v. Booze

02 December 2005 Chip Johnson, of The San Francisco Chronicle, reports on last week’s vigilante attacks on two Oakland liquor stores by a group of black, bow-tied men — not the Nation of Islam, which condemned the attacks in a news conference — possibly affiliated with a group that runs a local business, Your Black...