A Comparison of the Role of Islamic Jurisprudence in Politics in Modern Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Iran

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
C. Yoonhee Ryder , University of Alabama at Birmingham
This poster will provide background information on Islamic jurisprudence in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Iran.  This investigation will include an examination of the role of Shari'a law in current politics and its effects on other Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and Central Asia.