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Document Type(s):Book Chapter
Book Title:Attitudes to Nature
Article/Chapter Title:Islam
Editor(s):Holm, Jean; Bowker, John
Author(s):Forward, Martin; Alam, Mohamed
Publisher Name:Pinter
Place of Publication:London
Date of Publication:1994
Annotation:This chapter is an introduction to an Islamic understanding of sacred order, the anthropocentrism of Islam, and the notion of nature’s temporality. Forward and Alam emphasize the Qur’anic revelation that all creation is a sign of Allah and essentially muslim (submitted to Allah). Other topics include: the spirit-world, science, rights of ownership, human vicegerency, and Allah’s sovereignty.
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