[Sca-cooks] Kosher Laws

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Thu Apr 5 19:15:31 PDT 2012

Sect is a rather broad term which fits Lutherans and Methodists as well as 
Sunni, Shi'a, Sufi, Karijite and lord knows how many other religious groups. 
However, I was thinking of the four schools of Sunni law; Hanafi, Shafi'i, 
Maliki, and Hanbali while confusing them mentally with the primary variants 
of Islam.  One of the problems of working from fallible memory.


> Just an FYI-- if the four schools of though in Sunni Islamic tradition are 
> called sects, then Lutherans and Methodists should also be called sects. 
> Remember that there's also the Shi'a and Sufi traditions as well.
> Samia- a Modern Methodist
> On 4/5/2012 1:44 PM, Terry Decker wrote:
>> As there are four major sects of Islamic law, differences of opinion do 
>> occur, so that one sect may see a food as halal while another sees it as 
>> haram.  All sects recognize varying degrees under halal and haram.
>> Bear
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