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Dr. Fathi Osman Time: 1 hour 17 minutes 10 seconds

In this interview, Dr. Osman defines sharia law (laws pertaining to the ruler, the ruled, criminals, family, labor, and general daily life) and discusses the widely held misconceptions among non-Muslims and Muslims. What contributions have Muslim jurists made in Islamic legal thought? How can the same sharia laws be applicable today as they were centuries ago? Dr. Osman argues the flexibility of sharia by comparing the general and detailed principles in the Quran.

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