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The Islamic Conception of Justice

Majid Khadduri

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ISBN 10: 0801869749 / ISBN 13: 9780801869747
Published by Johns Hopkins University Press
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272 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 6.0in. x 0.8in.In The Islamic Conception of Justice, Majid Khadduri, one of the worlds preeminent authorities on Islamic justice and jurisprudence, presents his extensive study and reflection on Islamic political, legal, ethical, and social philosophy. This book is both a magisterial historical synthesis and an illumination of the beliefs and practices of modern Islam. Throughout, Khadduri discusses not only the meaning of justice in general but also how justice has undergone significant changes in the modern age. The final chapter deals with the impact of Western notions of justice, with especial emphasis on the recurrence of fundamentalist movements such as the Islamic Revolution in Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Pakistan, and other Islamic lands. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780801869747

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Title: The Islamic Conception of Justice

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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In The Islamic Conception of Justice, Majid Khadduri, one of the world's preeminent authorities on Islamic justice and jurisprudence, presents his extensive study and reflection on Islamic political, legal, ethical, and social philosophy. This book is both a magisterial historical synthesis and an illumination of the beliefs and practices of modern Islam. Throughout, Khadduri discusses not only the meaning of justice in general but also how justice has undergone significant changes in the modern age. The final chapter deals with the impact of Western notions of justice, with especial emphasis on the recurrence of fundamentalist movements such as the Islamic Revolution in Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Pakistan, and other Islamic lands.

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Majid Khadduri is Professor Emeritus of the School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University. Before coming to the United States in 1947 he served in the government of Iraq and, as a member of the Delegation of Iraq, participated in the San Francisco Conference which prepared the United Nations Charter.

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