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Islam and Ecology

A Bestowed Trust

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$52.50 • £42.95 • €47.50

ISBN 9780945454397

Publication Date: 10/01/2003


  • Series Preface [Lawrence E. Sullivan]
  • Series Foreword [Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim]
  • Preface [Adnan Z. Amin]
  • Introduction [Richard C. Foltz]
  • 1. God, Humans, and Nature
    • Toward an Understanding of Environmental Ethics from a Qur’anic Perspective [Ibrahim Özdemir]
    • The Universe Alive: Nature in the Masnavī of Jalal al-Din Rumi [L. Clarke]
    • Fitra: An Islamic Model for Humans and the Environment [Saadia Khawar Khan Chishti]
  • 2. The Challenge of (Re)Interpretation
    • Islam, the Contemporary Islamic World, and the Environmental Crisis [Seyyed Hossein Nasr]
    • Islam and the Environment: Theory and Practice [Mawil Izzi Dien]
    • Islam and Ecology: Toward Retrieval and Reconstruction [S. Nomanul Haq]
    • Peace in Islam: An Ecology of the Spirit [Abdul Aziz Said and Nathan C. Funk]
    • The Basis for a Discipline of Islamic Environmental Law [Othman Abd-ar-Rahman Llewellyn]
    • Islamic Environmentalism: A Matter of Interpretation [Richard C. Foltz]
    • Toward an Islamic Ecotheology [Kaveh L. Afrasiabi]
  • 3. Environment and Social Justice
    • Islam, Ecology, and Modernity: An Islamic Critique of the Root Causes of Environmental Degradation [Fazlun M. Khalid]
    • The Environmental Crisis of Our Time: A Muslim Response [Yasin Dutton]
    • Islam, Muslim Society, and Environmental Concerns: A Development Model Based on Islam’s Organic Society [Hashim Ismail Dockrat]
    • Ecological Justice and Human Rights for Women in Islam [Nawal Ammar]
  • 4. Toward a Sustainable Society
    • Scientific Innovation and al-Mīzēn [Mohammad Aslam Parvaiz]
    • Capacity Building for Sustainable Development: The Dilemma of Islamization of Environmental Institutions [Safei-Eldin A. Hamed]
    • Islam, the Environment, and Family Planning: The Cases of Egypt and Iran [Nancy W. Jabbra and Joseph G. Jabbra]
    • An Ecological Journey in Muslim Bengal [Mohammad Yusuf Siddiq]
    • Islam in Malaysia’s Planning and Development Doctrine [Abu Bakar Abdul Majeed]
    • The Aga Khan Development Network: An Ethic of Sustainable Development and Social Conscience [Tazim R. Kassam]
  • 5. The Islamic Garden as Metaphor for Paradise
    • Nature in Islamic Urbanism: The Garden in Practice and in Metaphor [Attilio Petruccioli]
    • From the Gardens of the Qur’an to the “Gardens” of Lahore [James L. Wescoat, Jr.]
    • Trees as Ancestors: Ecofeminism and the Poetry of Forugh Farrokhzad [Farzaneh Milani]
  • Glossary of Arabic Terms
  • Bibliography on Islam and Ecology [Richard C. Foltz]
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Index

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