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Freedom of expression in Islam

Author: Mohammad Hashim Kamali
Publisher: Cambridge (U.K.) : Islamic texts Society, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats

In recent years the subject of freedom of expression has become a topic of heated debate. 'Freedom of Expression in Islam' offers the first and only detailed presentation in English of freedom of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mohammad Hashim Kamali
ISBN: 0946621594 9780946621590
OCLC Number: 470236079
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 302-314. Index.
Description: [XII]-349 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: PART ONE: PRELIMINARY- I. Introduction; II. Definition and Scope; III. Rights and Fundamental Rights; PART TWO: AFFIRMATIVE EVIDENCE- I. Introductory Remarks; II. The Qur'anic Principle of Hisbah; III. Sincere Advice (Nasihah); IV. Consultation (Shura); V. Personal Reasoning (Ijtihad); VI. Freedom to Criticise (Hurriyyat al-Mu'aradah); VII. Freedom to Express an Opinion (Hurriyyat al-Ra'y); VIII. Freedom of Association; IX. Freedom of Religion (Al-Hurriyah al-Diniyyah); PART THREE: MORAL RESTRAINTS- I. General Themes; II. Special Subjects; PART FOUR: LEGAL RESTRAINTS- I. Introductory Remarks; II. Public Utterance of Hurtful Speech; III. Slanderous Accusation (Qadhf); IV. Libel (Iftira'); V. Insult (Sabb; Shatm); VI. Cursing (La'n); VII. Attribution of Disbelief to a Muslim (Takfir al-Muslim); VIII. Sedition (Fitnah); X. Blasphemy (Sabb Allah wa Sabb al-Rasul); Conclusion; Appendix I; Appendix II; Appendix III; Appendix IV; Appendix V; Bibliography; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: Mohammad Hashim Kamali.
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