Animals in Islamic Tradition and Muslim Cultures (Paperback)
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Animals in Islamic Tradition and Muslim Cultures (Paperback)

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Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 21/12/2005
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This is the first comprehensive study of the role of animals in the Islamic tradition. Drawing on a wide range of sources, including classic texts in philosophy, literature and mysticism, Foltz traces the development of Islamic attitudes towards animals over the centuries and confronts some of the key ethical questions facing Muslims today.

Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 9781851683987
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 345 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"For those who wish to learn about animal rights and Islam, but who are beginners when it comes to either or both, this will be an interesting book and an easy read." * American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences *
"Drawing on a wide range of sources, including classic texts in philosophy, literature and mysticism, Foltz traces the development of Islamic attitudes towards animals over the centuries and confronts some of the key ethical questions facing Muslims today." * Concordia Journal *
"Foltz's book encapulates, in a very brief and handy volume, most of the available information about animals in Islam." * Eco Islam *
--Positive review in the magazine of the Danish Vegetarian Society, it is written in Danish. * Vegetaren *
"This book endeavours to enlighten and inform the reader about the place of animals in Islam" * Muslim World Book Review *
Article "For Pet's Sake: A religious debate on whether there's an afterlife for animals" mentions the books and discusses some of Foltz views. * Newsday.com *
"For those who wish to learn about animal rights and Islam, but who are beginners when it comes to either or both, this will be an interesting book and an easy read." * American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences *
"A thoroughly researched and comprehensive study on Islam and Animal Welfare." * Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics *
"Drawing on a wide range of sources, including classic texts in philosophy, literature and mysticism, Foltz traces the development of Islamic attitudes towards animals over the centuries and confronts some of the key ethical questions facing Muslims today." * Concordia Journal *
"A thoroughly researched and comprehensive study on Islam and Animal Welfare." * Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics *
"Foltz's book encapulates, in a very brief and handy volume, most of the available information about animals in Islam." * Eco Islam *
--Positive review in the magazine of the Danish Vegetarian Society, it is written in Danish. * Vegetaren *
"This book endeavours to enlighten and inform the reader about the place of animals in Islam" * Muslim World Book Review *
Article "For Pet's Sake: A religious debate on whether there's an afterlife for animals" mentions the books and discusses some of Foltz views. * Newsday.com *

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