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Published: 17 November 2016

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780198788775

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Coercion and Responsibility in Islam

A Study in Ethics and Law

Mairaj U. Syed

Oxford Islamic Legal Studies

  • Aids understanding of the legal and ethical problems involving coercion through the use of hypothetical scenarios
  • Compares schools of thoughts, disciplines, and intellectuals from different cultures and times
  • Conducts synchronic and diachronic analysis of legal and theological thought
  • Offers a new model for how scholars should evaluate ethical thought produced by intellectual traditions in a pluralistic environment