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Abdulaziz Sachedina

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  • The Just Ruler in Shi'ite Islam by Abdulaziz Sachedina
    The Just Ruler in Shi'ite Islam (English, Paperback)

    Since the revolution of 1978-79, the Islamic regime has justified its rule on the basis of the doctrine of "righteous jurist". The author of this study shows this concept to have no parallel in Sunni Islam and seeks its origins in the Sunni/Shi'ite schism following the death of the Prophet.

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  • Prolegomena to the Qur'an by Al-Sayyid Abu al-Qasim al-Musawi Al-Khu'i
    Prolegomena to the Qur'an (English, Hardback)

    A presentation of al-Khu'i's ideas on the interpretation of the Qur'an. Treating many critical and controversial topics connected with the collection and canonization of the text that have received little attention in the works of contemporary Muslim scholars. The arguments illuminate issues that have been at stake between Shi'i and Sunni Muslims.

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  • Islamic Biomedical Ethics by Abdulaziz Sachedina
    Islamic Biomedical Ethics (English, Paperback)

    In this pioneering work, Abdulaziz Sachedina - a scholar with life-long academic training in Islamic law - relates classic Muslim religious values to the new ethical challenges that arise from medical research and practice.

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  • The Islamic Roots of Democratic Pluralism by Abdulaziz Sachedina
    The Islamic Roots of Democratic Pluralism (English, Paperback)

    This book tackles the most significant issues facing Muslims today. Sachedina argues that we must reopen the doors of religious interpretation--to correct false interpretations, replace outdated laws, and formulate new doctrines. His book critically analyzes Muslim teachings on such issues as pluralism, civil society, war and peace, and violence and self-sacrifice.

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  • Islam and the Challenge of Human Rights by Abdulaziz Sachedina
    Islam and the Challenge of Human Rights (English, Paperback)

    In this book Abdulaziz Sachedina argues for the essential compatibility of Islam and human rights. He delineates a fresh contemporary Muslim position that argues for a correspondence between Islam and secular concepts of human rights, grounded in sacred sources as well as Islamic history and thought.

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  • Islamic Biomedical Ethics by Abdulaziz Sachedina
    Islamic Biomedical Ethics (English, Hardback)

    Biomedical ethics is a burgeoning academic field with complex and far-reaching consequences. Whereas in Western secular bioethics this subject falls within larger ethical theories and applications (utilitarianism, deontology, teleology, and the like), Islamic biomedical ethics has yet to find its natural academic home in Islamic studies....

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  • Islamic Messianism by Abdulaziz Sachedina
    Islamic Messianism (English, Paperback)

    The first comprehensive study of the idea of the Mahdi, or divinely guided messianic leader.

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