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Document Type(s):Book Chapter
Book Title:Visions of a New Earth: Religious Perspectives on Population, Consumption, and Ecology
Article/Chapter Title:An Islamic Response to the Manifest Ecological Crisis: Issues of Justice
Editor(s):Coward, Harold; Maguire, Daniel C.
Author(s):Ammar, Nawal H.
ISBN (pbk):0791444589
Publisher Name:State University of New York Press
Place of Publication:Albany, N.Y.
Date of Publication:2000
Annotation:Utilizing a revelationary methodology, Ammar proposes the concept of hay’a (shyness with reverence and respect) as a guiding principle for Muslim environmental action. She focuses on issues such as Muslim economic and political livelihood, distributive justice, rights of the community over the individual, just leadership, attitudes toward women, and women’s relationship to population control.
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