Forbidding Wrong in Islam: An Introduction / Edition 1

Forbidding Wrong in Islam: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Michael Cook
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521536022

ISBN-13: 9780521536028

Pub. Date: 05/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Michael Cook's classic study, Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought (Cambridge, 2001), reflected upon the Islamic injunction to forbid wrongdoing. This book is a short, accessible survey of the same material. Using Islamic history to illustrate his argument, Cook unravels the complexities of the subject by demonstrating how the past informs the…  See more details below

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Michael Cook's classic study, Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought (Cambridge, 2001), reflected upon the Islamic injunction to forbid wrongdoing. This book is a short, accessible survey of the same material. Using Islamic history to illustrate his argument, Cook unravels the complexities of the subject by demonstrating how the past informs the present. At the book's core is an important message about the values of Islamic traditions and their relevance in the modern world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521536028
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Series:
Themes in Islamic History Series, #3
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The elements of the duty of forbidding wrong; 3. How is wrong to be forbidden; 4. When is one unable to forbid wrong; 5. What about privacy?; 6. The state as an agent of forbidding wrong; 7. The state as an agent of wrongdoing; 8. Is anyone against forbidding wrong?; 9. What was forbidding wrong like in practice?; 10. What has changed for the Sunnis in modern times?; 11. What has changed for the Imamis in modern times?; 12. Do non-Islamic cultures have similar values?; 13. Do we have similar values?

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