Natural Law: A Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Trialogue

Natural Law: A Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Trialogue


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ISBN-13: 9780198745006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/24/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Anver M. Emon is Professor and Canada Research Chair in Religion, Pluralism, and the Rule of Law, University of Toronto, where he teaches and researches in the areas of Islamic law and legal theory, statutory interpretation, and Common Law Torts. He is an internationally recognized scholar of Islamic law, having published widely in the field. He is the editor in chief of Middle East Law and Governance, a peer reviewed journal, and a general editor of the Oxford Islamic Legal Studies Series. In addition to his academic work, he regularly consults with government agencies and NGOs on issues of law, governance, and development in legally pluralist countries.

Matthew Levering has recently been appointed to a newly formed chair at Mundelein Seminary. Before coming to Mundelein, he taught at the University of Dayton and Ave Maria University. He is the author or editor of more than thirty books in the fields of Catholic theology and Aquinas studies including Biblical Natural Law.

David Novak holds the J. Richard and Dorothy Shiff Chair in Jewish Studies as Professor of Religion and Philosophy, University of Toronto, since 1997. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and of the American Academy for Jewish Research. He has taught at the University of Virginia, City University of New York, and Jewish Theological Seminary of America. He is the author of sixteen books and has served as a consultant to the governments of Canada, the United States, Israel, and Poland.

Table of Contents

Natural Law in Judaism, David Novak
Response, Anver M. Emon
Response, Matthew Levering
Christians and Natural Law, Matthew Levering
Response, Anver M. Emon
Response, David Novak
Islamic Natural Law Theories, Anver M. Emon
Response, Matthew Levering
Response, David Novak

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