The Resource Animals in Islamic tradition and Muslim cultures, Richard C. Foltz

Animals in Islamic tradition and Muslim cultures, Richard C. Foltz

Label
Animals in Islamic tradition and Muslim cultures
Title
Animals in Islamic tradition and Muslim cultures
Statement of responsibility
Richard C. Foltz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foltz, Richard
Dewey number
297.5693
Index
index present
LC call number
BP134.N3
LC item number
F65 2006
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
BP134.N3
NAL item number
F65 2006
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animals
  • Animaux
Label
Animals in Islamic tradition and Muslim cultures, Richard C. Foltz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface -- INTRODUCTION: ISLAM, MUSLIMS, AND NON-HUMAN ANIMALS. Muslims and Islam: some facts and definitions -- 1. ANIMALS IN ISLAMIC SOURCE TEXTS. The role of Arab norms -- Cosmic hierarchy in the Qurʼan -- The hadiths -- Meat-eating and slaughter -- 2. ANIMALS IN ISLAMIC LAW. Animals in the classical legal texts. Laws pertaining to animals as food. Obligations of humans towards animals: Wild animals; Domestic animals. -- The basis for wildlife conservation in Islamic law. Hunting to extinction. Wildlife preserves in Islamic law -- The need for a new jurisprudence. Initiatives at Al-Azhar -- 3. ANIMALS IN PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENCE. Animals in Islamic philosophy. The case of the animals versus man. Alive, son of awake -- Scientific works on animals. The book of animals. The lives of animals -- 4. ANIMALS IN LITERATURE AND ART. Animals in Muslim literature -- Animals in Arabic literature. Kalila and Dimna. The Thousand and one nights -- Animals in Persian literature. The Parrot book. Sufi literature: The Conference of the birds. Jalal al-din Rumi. Other Sufi sources -- Animals in art -- 5. CONTEMPORARY MUSLIM VIEWS ON ANIMAL RIGHTS. B.A. Masri -- Said Nursi -- Advocacy on the Internet -- Not a mainstream view -- Contemporary Muslim views on wildlife conservation -- 6. TOWARDS AN ISLAMIC VEGETARIANISM. Islamic vegetarianism on the rise -- Compassion for animals -- Determining lawful foods: a growing challenge for Muslims -- Islamic social justice and animal rights -- To kill or not to kill? -- Food for thought -- 7. MUSLIM ATTITUDES TOWARDS DOGS. Dogs in Muslim literature -- Dogs in Sufi literature -- Some modern-day Muslim defenders of dogs -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Bibliography -- organizations -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 192 p.
Isbn
9781851683970
Isbn Type
(cased)
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2128294-01umb_inst
  • 2189769
  • (Sirsi) i9781851683987
  • (OCoLC)61529256
Label
Animals in Islamic tradition and Muslim cultures, Richard C. Foltz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface -- INTRODUCTION: ISLAM, MUSLIMS, AND NON-HUMAN ANIMALS. Muslims and Islam: some facts and definitions -- 1. ANIMALS IN ISLAMIC SOURCE TEXTS. The role of Arab norms -- Cosmic hierarchy in the Qurʼan -- The hadiths -- Meat-eating and slaughter -- 2. ANIMALS IN ISLAMIC LAW. Animals in the classical legal texts. Laws pertaining to animals as food. Obligations of humans towards animals: Wild animals; Domestic animals. -- The basis for wildlife conservation in Islamic law. Hunting to extinction. Wildlife preserves in Islamic law -- The need for a new jurisprudence. Initiatives at Al-Azhar -- 3. ANIMALS IN PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENCE. Animals in Islamic philosophy. The case of the animals versus man. Alive, son of awake -- Scientific works on animals. The book of animals. The lives of animals -- 4. ANIMALS IN LITERATURE AND ART. Animals in Muslim literature -- Animals in Arabic literature. Kalila and Dimna. The Thousand and one nights -- Animals in Persian literature. The Parrot book. Sufi literature: The Conference of the birds. Jalal al-din Rumi. Other Sufi sources -- Animals in art -- 5. CONTEMPORARY MUSLIM VIEWS ON ANIMAL RIGHTS. B.A. Masri -- Said Nursi -- Advocacy on the Internet -- Not a mainstream view -- Contemporary Muslim views on wildlife conservation -- 6. TOWARDS AN ISLAMIC VEGETARIANISM. Islamic vegetarianism on the rise -- Compassion for animals -- Determining lawful foods: a growing challenge for Muslims -- Islamic social justice and animal rights -- To kill or not to kill? -- Food for thought -- 7. MUSLIM ATTITUDES TOWARDS DOGS. Dogs in Muslim literature -- Dogs in Sufi literature -- Some modern-day Muslim defenders of dogs -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Bibliography -- organizations -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 192 p.
Isbn
9781851683970
Isbn Type
(cased)
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2128294-01umb_inst
  • 2189769
  • (Sirsi) i9781851683987
  • (OCoLC)61529256

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