The definition of sharia according to the Encyclopaedia of Islam: 1According to Wikipedia, the Encyclopaedia of Islam is the standard encyclopaedia of the academic discipline of Islamic studies
Within Muslim discourse, sharia designates the rules and regulations governing the lives of Muslims, derived in principal from the Kuran and hadith. In this sense, the word is closely associated with fikh which signifies academic discussion of divine law.
The Washington Post has a good article on sharia law and Kenya:
We often hear that Islam is a religion of peace. When you think of peace is sharia the first thing that comes to your mind? Why or why not? What are your suggestions for peace in Kenya?
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