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This article provides an overview of Shari`ah and Islamic law. The discussions cover the difference between Shari`ah, Islamic law and Muslim law, the sources of Islamic law, the nature and purpose of Islamic law, the differences between Shari`ah and fiqh , the sacred and profane in Islamic law, the rights of God and the rights of humans, and the role of Shari`ah law in the Arab Spring.
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