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Islamic law is not as perfect as many Muslims insist

  • Arif Maftuhin

Yogyakarta | Fri, December 11 2009 | 11:00 am

PREMIUM If a secular law failed, then blame the law. When Islamic law fails, blame the stupid human behind the law who cannot carry out Divine Will. I certainly disagree with these propositions; however, this is what some Indonesian Muslims believe.Just recently, I watched a live-to-air Islamic sermon (I was expecting the news, not this live preaching) on TV. The topic revolved around the conflict between...