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Muslim belief and practice MOOC

Our new MOOC about the Sharia and Islamic Law launches in early May.

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In this ground-breaking new course, learners will work with renowned academics from the University of Edinburgh and other leading universities across the world to explore scholarly perspectives on the Sharia and Islamic law.

This five-week course explores some of the diverse roles that the Sharia and Islamic law have played in Muslim life, both historically and today, encouraging students to think critically about the nature of religious law and its many manifestations.

The ISG MOOC teams have worked closely with colleagues in the University of Edinburgh Alwaleed Centre to develop this course. 

The Sharia and Islamic Law - course overview