Jan 9th, 2014 by hartsem
A recording of a lecture given on October 10th, 201 by Dr. Abdulaziz Sachedina, Professor and Endowed IIIT Chair in Islamic Studies in George Mason’s Department of Religious Studies. His books include “Islamic Roots of Democratic Pluralism” and “Islam & the Challenge of Human Rights.”
Dr. Sachedina has studied in India, Iraq, Iran and Canada and obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. He has been conducting research and writing in the field of Islamic Law, Ethics, and Theology (Sunni and Shiite) for more than two decades. In the last ten years, he has concentrated on social and political ethics, including interfaith and interfaith relations, Islamic biomedical ethics, and Islam and human rights.