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Forbidding Wrong in Islam: An Introduction

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Michael Cook is Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University. His publications include Early Muslim Dogma (1981), The Koran: A Very Short Introduction (2000) and Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought (2000).

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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.

Résumé
This book represents an abridgement of Michael Cook's magisterial study that reflected upon the Islamic injunction to forbid wrongdoing. Using stories from Islamic sources for his argument, Cook unravels the complexities of the subject. The book educates and entertains, but at its heart is an important message about Islam and its values.

Contenu

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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Titre: Forbidding Wrong in Islam: An Introduction
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Code EAN: 9780521829137
ISBN: 978-0-521-82913-7
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Cambridge Univ Pr
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 200
Poids: 440g
Taille: H234mm x B157mm x T18mm
Année: 2003
Auflage: New

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