Human Conscience and Muslim-Christian Relations: Modern Egyptian Thinkers on al-damir / Edition 1

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Human Conscience and Muslim-Christian Relations provides an insight into the notion of conscience and the impact of Christian-Muslim relations in Egypt on the works of Muslim authors. This book is essential reading for scholars with interests in Islam, cultural studies and Ethics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415385664
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/1/2006
  • Series: Islamic Studies Series
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction: Horizon and Focus, Terms and Methods 1. Horizon and Focus 2. Terms, Concepts and Methods Part 2: Christian Conscience and Islamic Ethics 3. The Self and the Other in Christian and European Discourses of Conscience 4. Islamic Ethics – Knowing with Whom? Part 3: Interlude: The Semantics of Damir 5. Conscience in Arabic: The Semantics of Damir Part 4: Al-Damir in Modern Egyptian Muslim Authors 6. The Notions of Al-Damir and Wijdan in Egyptian Reformers and Writers 7. ‘Abbas Mahmud Al-‘Aqqad (1889-1964): Ethico-Religious Internalisation, Human Conscience and Islamic Apologetics 8. Khalid Muhammad Khalid (1920-1996): Conscience, Human Authenticity and Islamic Democracy 9. M. Kamil Husayn (1901-1977): Conscience as the Law of Inhibition and the Voice of God 10 . Christians and Muslims in Egypt: United or Separated by Modernity? 11. Conclusions to Part Four Part 5: Concluding Discussions 12. Wronging the Self, Wronging the Other: Conscience and Ethics in Modernity 13. Conscience in Interreligious Dialogue: Telling the Story of Oneself as Another 14. Knowing with God: Face to Face with the Other?

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