Abdulaziz Sachedina was born into an Indian Muslim family in Tanzania in He received BA degrees from Aligarh Muslim University (in Islamic Studies) in. Abdulaziz Sachedina. Frances Myers Ball Professor of Religious Studies. E-mail: Phone: Address: Department of Religious Studies PO Box. What happened in Najaf? by Abdulaziz Sachedina The following report is being provided to all concerned who, having known me for such a long time, have a.

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Imam Ali was not only qualified in terms of his religious and moral standing among the early followers of the Prophet; rather, he sachexina groomed by the Prophet to undertake elaboration of his teachings for the Umma.

The paradigm provided by the event of Ghadir is so universal that no one with minimum understanding of the world politics today can deny its legitimacy in the development of the international ideal of human rights or just political abdulazzi. University Press Scholarship Online. Are the people in the world receptive to it?

Civil War American History: The emphasis laid on the naturally endowed constitution of human beings serves as the logical entry for Muslim scholars to engage modern human rights discourse. He expects a lot out of his students but if you show him you’re willing to put in the effort abvulaziz comprehend the materials, you’ll get a good grade. If you are in the filed of studying Middle-East, Islamic Studies, or Religion in general, don’t miss the opportunity to have him as a professor, but even abdulazjz you can take his classes as an elective, you should do at least once.


Sachwdina, the contemporary politics evidently show the problem of leadership in world organizations like the UN or any other parliamentary or monarchical systems. The fact of cultural and religious diversity regulated through the natural law in the Qur’an can serve as an irrevocable foundation of inalienable human rights.

Ghadir makes politics ethical: Abdulaziz Sachedina – Tehran Times

Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: Help guide your fellow classmates by giving them the inside scoop! We’re all counting on you. Whether Islam is compatible with human rights in general, and with the Declaration of Human Rights in particular, has been both a Muslim issue and a concern of the international community. Groff – – Edinburgh University Press. Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.

Sachedina has been conducting research and writing in the field of Islamic law, ethics, and theology for more than two decades. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book sachhedina chapter. To troubleshoot, please check our FAQsand if you can’t find the answer there, please contact us. This article has no associated abstract.


This chapter investigates Islamic theological resources to argue for an Islamic theory of natural law. You’ll learn a ton and be challenged deeply. Who care for the Truth and Justice? Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use for abdulziz see www. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use for details see www.

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Hence, from its inception Ghadir provided legitimacy for al-insan al-kamil to become a legal-moral personification of Islam.

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Put effort into the class and he’ll pass you. Kiarash Aramesh – – American Journal of Bioethics 8