• Title: The Dignity of Man: An Islamic Perspective
  • Author: Mohammad Hashim Kamali
  • ISBN: 9781903682005
  • Page: 177
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Dignity of Man An Islamic Perspective The Dignity of Man An Islamic Perspective provides the most detailed study to date on the subject of the dignity of man from the perspective of Islam M H Kamali sets out the proclamations on human dig
    The Dignity of Man An Islamic Perspective provides the most detailed study to date on the subject of the dignity of man from the perspective of Islam M H Kamali sets out the proclamations on human dignity found in the Qur an and then discusses topics pertaining to or resulting from human dignity the physical and spiritual nobility of man God s love for humanity the saThe Dignity of Man An Islamic Perspective provides the most detailed study to date on the subject of the dignity of man from the perspective of Islam M H Kamali sets out the proclamations on human dignity found in the Qur an and then discusses topics pertaining to or resulting from human dignity the physical and spiritual nobility of man God s love for humanity the sanctity of life and the necessity for freedom, equality and accountability Finally, the author examines the measures that the Shariah has taken to protect human dignity and to promote it in social interaction The discussion is here presented in the light of the debate on the universality of human rights as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights This book goes a long way towards exploring an alternative to Western concepts of human rights The Dignity of Man An Islamic Perspective is part of a series of studies on fundamental rights and liberties in Islam and should be read with its companion volumes of Freedom, Equality and Justice in Islam, and Freedom of Expression in Islam.

    One Reply to “The Dignity of Man: An Islamic Perspective”

    1. A great reference for those wanting to discover what Islam actually says about the various issues covered - personal rights, freedom of speech, privacy, government accountability and more. Arguments are based on the beautiful core of the Islamic tradition - the Qur'an and the practice of the prophet, peace be upon him, with references to other works but not dependent on them. The chapters are very short, making it a light read, and the overall argument of the book is that human dignity warrants [...]

    2. a nice read. short and concise with direct references that makes linking concept in chapters easy. Touches on the concept of Dignity in Islam and the manifestation of personal safety, accountability in government, governance, Human rights, social aspects and equality. I found the discussion of moral consciousness and social and economic welfare implications of dignity interesting. Great reminder how beautiful religion of Islam has emphasized and elaborated on dignity from all spheres even for no [...]

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