"Sharia Law and the Modern World: A Talk on Islamic Justice" with Dr. Jonathan Brown

AVACGIS Spring 2015 Lecture Series

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 5:00 PM
Research Hall, Room 163

Jonathan Brown is the Alwaleed bin Talal Chair of Islamic Civilization in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and he is the Associate Director of the Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim Christian Understanding. He is the author of The Canonization of al-Bukhari and Muslim: The Formation and Function of the Sunni Hadith Canon (Brill, 2007), Hadith: Muhammad’s Legacy in the Medieval and Modern World (Oneworld, 2009) and Muhammad: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2011), which was selected for the National Endowment for the Humanities' Bridging Cultures Muslim Journeys Bookshelf.

His most recent book, Misquoting Muhammad: The Challenges and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet’s Legacy (Oneworld, 2014), was named one of the top books on religion in 2014 by the Independent.

Held as part of Islam Awareness Week

Sponsored by the Muslim Student Alliance and the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies.