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Human dignity in Islam and its impact on society

Islamic history has witnessed varying patterns of Muslim-non-Muslim relations, and contemporary Muslim societies are also seeing occasional lapses into negative patterns and advice. The launderette issue, which arose when one or two outlets attempted to offer their services to Muslims only, has, to all intents and purposes, been settled by the Malay Rulers, who rightly sought to put a stop to divisive activities that prejudiced social harmony in the country. Here, we place the issue in the larger context of human dignity as follows........................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

Professor Mohammad Hashim Kamali is founding CEO of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia.

Website: www.HashimKamali.com

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Quotable Quotes

Good deeds and evil ones can never be equal. Repel evil with what is better, then you will find that the one with whom you might have had enmity will become as though he were an intimate friend - Fussilat, 41:34

Humour Without Malice

Hasan bin Sahl asked Dinar bin 'Abdullah,: "What is your religion?" He said, "I never thought that anyone alive would have to answer this question, for it is the question the angels of death, Nakir and Munkar, ask the dead."

Hikmah

The Prophet Muhammad, peace be on him, said : “Shall I tell you who is kept away from Hell? Everyone who is gentle and kindly, approachable and of an easy disposition.” (Hadith At-Tirmidhi)

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