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Human rights in the light of Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah

Delagic, Lejla and Ghalia, Bouhedda (2018) Human rights in the light of Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah. Al-Itqan: Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 2 (2). pp. 85-109. E-ISSN 2600-8432

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Abstract

The reasearch examines the concept of human rights that is undoubtedly one of the most contested contemporary issues of inter-civilizational and inter-religious forums. The authors emphasize on the etymological, historical and ideological roots of Islamic and contemporary Western notions of rights using the framework of the objectives of Islamic Law (maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah) on this issue. The qualitative methodology in which the textual and comparative analysis is applied on the written materials that are related to the notion of rights and duties of Islam and Western conception of human rights. Finding reveals that the concept of human rights is an important topic of the discourse in the maqāṣid al-Sharīʿahthat is in many aspects cannot be fused with United Nations-backed notion of human rights as the later idea has arisen out of anti-religious secular Western tradition

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4155/69229
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human rights, Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah, UDHR, Islam, secularism
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
K Law > KBP Islamic Law
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Assoc. Pro Bouhedda Ghalia
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2019 16:34
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2019 16:34
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/69229

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