[Update: New Location] Invitation Public Lecture "Religious Scholar and Political Ruler: ethical responsibility towards the state and society" – CILE - Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics
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[Update: New Location] Invitation Public Lecture “Religious Scholar and Political Ruler: ethical responsibility towards the state and society”

CILE | 22/10/2017
[Update: New Location] Invitation Public Lecture “Religious Scholar and Political Ruler: ethical responsibility towards the state and society”

The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), a member of College of Islamic Studies (CIS) in Hamad Bin Khalifa University, cordially invites you to its upcoming public lecture entitled:

Religious Scholar and Political Ruler: ethical responsibility towards the state and society

This event will be held on October 25th, 2017 from 7 to 9 pm in the Cinema of Students Center, Education City.

The following questions will be raised and discussed by Dr. Mutaz al-Khatib, assistant professor of methodology and ethics: 

  • What is the role of religious scholars in the contemporary state and how should they behave within its structures?
  • How should they position themselves in the face of political power structures and the people, while representing religious authority? 
  • What are the resources that they draw upon to issue their fatwas?
  • What motivates some muftis and preachers to be involved in repressive and sometimes violent political struggles?

 

[Update: New Location]

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About the Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE):

CILE aims to contribute to the reform and renew the Islamic thought by developing a contemporary vision guided by the fundamental principles of the Holy Qur’an, Sunnah and the higher objectives of Islamic Shariah. For more information, please contact: CILE Office.

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