The Last Sharia Court in Europe
A Jurist's Travelogue
- Maurits Berger
- 29 June 2021
- Boom Uitgevers Den Haag
The only Sharia court that exists in Europe is located at the eastern tip of Greece. In this travelogue of his fieldtrips to the region, professor Maurits Berger gives a unique insight into the workings of that court. His encounters with Muftis, Muslims and Christians are interspersed with background information and personal reflections on the larger issues, such as religious courts, Islamic law, Turkish-Greek politics, Islam in Europe, minorities and human rights. This book is intended for anyone who is interested in today’s issues of Muslims and Islam in Europe. The book is accompanied by unique film material about the mufti of the last Sharia Court in Europe.
The book is accompanied by unique film material about the mufti of the last Sharia Court in Europe: