Research

The Future of Shari'a in Islamic Societies

Project Description

An exploration of the Islamic argument for secularism and against the idea of an Islamic state through seminars and workshops in various countries and a published volume.

Project Accomplishments
  • 10 seminars and workshops in Egypt, Indonesia, India, Sudan and Turkey
Sponsors

The Ford Foundation

Directors

Project Publications

In Their Own Words

"The prevailing notion in our country that religion has no place in law can be, in my opinion, an impediment to real justice. In most difficult cases, recognition of core values will assist in resolving the dispute. "

–Robert J. Castellani