Animals in Islamic Tradition and Muslim Cultures / Edition 1

Animals in Islamic Tradition and Muslim Cultures / Edition 1

by Richard Foltz
     
 

ISBN-10: 1851683984

ISBN-13: 9781851683987

Pub. Date: 03/15/2006

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

This book, the first of its kind, surveys Islamic and Muslim attitudes towards animals, and human responsibilities towards them, through Islam's philosophy, literature, mysticism and art.  See more details below

Overview

This book, the first of its kind, surveys Islamic and Muslim attitudes towards animals, and human responsibilities towards them, through Islam's philosophy, literature, mysticism and art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851683987
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
03/15/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.63(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : Islam, Muslims, and non-human animals1
1Animals in Islamic source texts11
2Animals in Islamic law29
3Animals in philosophy and science47
4Animals in literature and art65
5Contemporary Muslim views on animal rights85
6Towards an Islamic vegetarianism105
7Muslim attitudes towards dogs129

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