Islamic ethics and morality by Iljas Ismail

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Published by Convislam in Manila, Philippines .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-131).

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Statementby Iljas Ismail.
LC ClassificationsBJ1291 .I856 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination131 p. ;
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16821725M
LC Control Number2008313205

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Lapidus, L: 'Knowledge, virtue and action: the classical Muslim conception of 'adab and the nature of religious fulfilment in Islam', Moral Conduct and Authority, ed. Metcalf (Berkeley: University of California Press, ).

Mottahedeh, R.: The Mantle of the Prophet (New York: Pantheon Books, ). Nanji. A.: 'Medical ethics and the Islamic. The following list offers six basic principles of Islamic ethics: Every action has moral significance.

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