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Forbidding Wrong in Islam: An Introduction (Michael Cook) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2006) 9780521829137
Forbidding Wrong in Islam: An Introduction (Michael Cook) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2006) 9780521829137
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Title: Forbidding Wrong in Islam: An Introduction

Author: Cook, Michael

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2006

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780521829137

Volumes: 1; Pages: 200

List Price in Cloth: $74.00 Our price: $74.00

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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.Contents1. Introduction2. The elements of the duty of forbidding wrong3. 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 wrong7. The state as an agent of forbidding wrong8. 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 a similar value?
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