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Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought
Language: en
Pages: 702
Authors: Michael Cook
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-25 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

What kind of duty do we have to try to stop other people doing wrong? The question is intelligible in just about any culture, but few of them seek to answer it in a rigourous fashion. The most striking exception is found in the Islamic tradition, where 'commanding right' and
Forbidding Wrong in Islam
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Michael Cook, Michael Allan Cook
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-05-27 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

"Michael Cook's massive study in Islamic ethics, Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought, was published to much acclaim in 2001. It was described by one reviewer as a masterpiece. In that book, the author reflected on the Islamic injunction, incumbent on every Muslim, to forbid wrongdoing. The present
Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought
Language: en
Pages: 702
Authors: Michael Cook
Categories: Islam
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What kind of duty do we have to try to stop other people doing wrong? The question is intelligible in just about any culture, but few of them seek to answer it in a rigorous fashion. The most striking exception is found in the Islamic tradition, where 'commanding right' and
Forbidding Wrong in Islam
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Michael Cook
Categories: Islamic ethics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

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Law and Tradition in Classical Islamic Thought
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Michael Cook, Najam Haider, Intisar Rabb, Asma Sayeed
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-08 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This collection brings together the work of some of the most prominent legal scholars and historians of Islam. The assembled articles cover a wide range of issues from debates over the Qur'anic text and issues of law to vibrant intellectual exchanges in philosophy and history. Taken together, these articles develop