The Dignity of Man
An Islamic Perspective 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Mohammad Hashim Kamali
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Dignity of Man by Mohammad Hashim Kamali
Book Description'The Dignity of Man: An Islamic Perspective' provides the most detailed study to date on the subject of the dignity of man from the perspective of Islam. M H Kamali sets out the proclamations on human dignity found in the Qur'an and then discusses topics pertaining to or resulting from human dignity: the physical and spiritual nobility of man; God's love for humanity; the sanctity of life; and the necessity for freedom, equality and accountability. Finally, the author examines the measures that the Shariah has taken to protect human dignity and to promote it in social interaction. The discussion is here presented in the light of the debate on the universality of human rights as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This book goes a long way towards exploring an alternative to Western concepts of human rights. 'The Dignity of Man: An Islamic Perspective' is part of a series of studies on fundamental rights and liberties in Islam and should be read with its companion volumes of 'Freedom, Equality and Justice in Islam', and 'Freedom of Expression in Islam'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781903682005
(234mm x 156mm x 8mm)
Imprint: The Islamic Texts Society
Publisher: The Islamic Texts Society
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This collection brings together leading scholars and practitioners to discuss contemporary issues in the rapidly-expanding sukuk market, and frankly debates the challenges facing it since the 2008 financial crisis and a number of high profile defaults. Highly recommended for practitioners, scholars and students of Islamic finance.
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Shari'ah Law, Paperback (March 2008)» View all books by Mohammad Hashim Kamali
Providing a comprehensive and accessible exploration of Shari'ah Law, this well considered introduction examines its sources, applications, characteristic features and various schools of thought.
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Author Biography - Mohammad Hashim Kamali
Dr Mohammad Hashim Kamali is Professor of Law at the International Islamic University Malaysia where he has been teaching Islamic law and jurisprudence since 1985. Among his other works published by the Islamic Texts Society are: 'Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence', 'Freedom of Expression in Islam', 'Islamic Commercial Law', and 'Freedom, Equality and Justice in Islam'.
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