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New Achievement by CILE Faculty

The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) is pleased to announce that the book titled “Migration and Islamic Ethics” is among the five most accessed titles from Brill’s entire catalog.

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The book is edited by Dr. Ray Jureidini, professor of migration ethics and human rights at CILE, and Said Fares Hassan, faculty member at al-Azhar University. 

It addresses how Islamic ethical and legal traditions can contribute to current global debates on migration and displacement; how Islamic ethics of muʾakha, ḍiyāfa, ijāra, amān, jiwār, sutra, kafāla, among others, may provide common ethical grounds for a new paradigm of social and political virtues applicable to all humanity, not only Muslims.

 

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The present volume more broadly defines the Islamic tradition to cover not only theology but also to encompass ethics, customs and social norms, as well as modern political, humanitarian and rights discourses. The first section addresses theorizations and conceptualizations using contemporary Islamic examples, mainly in the treatment of asylum-seekers and refugees; the second, contains empirical analyses of contemporary case studies; the third provides historical accounts of Muslim migratory experiences. 

Contributors are: Abbas Barzegar, Abdul Jaleel, Dina Taha, Khalid Abou El Fadl, Mettursun Beydulla, Radhika Kanchana, Ray Jureidini, Rebecca Gould, Said Fares Hassan, Sari Hanafi, Tahir Zaman.

You can read it online or download the PDF for free as the eBook is available in Open Access:

Migration and Islamic Ethics

 

 

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