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"Brilliant and illuminating" (Boris Johnson Mail on Sunday)
"Greatly enriches our understanding of a much misunderstood subject" (Sunday Times)
"Erudite and instructive" (The Times)
"[A] lively, yet scholarly, book... Kadri is an ideally positioned guide" (Daily Telegraph)
A timely and eye-opening investigation into one of the most disputed but least understood topics of recent times - the history and reality of shari'a law.See all Product Description
Boris Johnson says on the cover, that the book is;‘Brilliant…illuminating…gripping.’; brilliant – in terms of a lawyer’s historical account of the development of Shari’a and the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mr B
It is not as touted "a journey through the shariah". A person can only undertake such a journey if they first believe. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Shafi
Provides a good summary of what happened after the death of the prophet, the complexities of Islamic sharia law and how it's been understood and implemented throughout history. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Umar Khan
If you wish to develop an understanding of Shari'a law and indeed Islam more generally then this is a beautifully written written account. I couldn't recommend it more highlyPublished 21 months ago by ADI
A very objective book, well research it, some part are too summarise and a non Muslim person may wished more details however it is an excellent book, show how advance of the... Read morePublished on 22 Aug. 2013 by Nejat
I was expecting laws, just like any other law book. I was expecting a brief review of sharia law.The book did not provide What I was looking for.Published on 13 July 2013 by Katt Valsalan
Simply brilliant - everyone should read it! Extremely readable, it gives a very well written account of the history of Islamic law and where it is going in the present.Published on 10 Jun. 2013 by Richard E Williams
A wonderful, wonderful book that is incredibly rich with detail, insight and charmingly written.
A brilliant new-comer's introduction to Shariah law written for... Read more