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Title Qur'anic guidance for good governance : a contemporary perspective / edited by Abdullah al-Ahsan, Stephen B. Young
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017
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Descript 1 online resource (xii, 227 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 22 cm
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Note 1. Introduction -- 2. Guidance for Good Governance and Civilizational Transformation: Lessons from History, Religion and Science -- 3. Science, the Qur'an and the Moral Community -- 4. Al-Siyasah al-Shar'iyah: Good Governance in Islam -- 5. Qur'anic Guidance and American Financial Enterprise -- 6. Economic Governance and the Political Economy of the 2008 US Financial Crisis: A Taxonomic Essay -- 7. A Malaysian Perspective in Qur'anic Governance: Family Autonomy Vs. State Intervention -- 8. Sustainable Development in Islam and International Law: An Investigation -- 9. Conflict Resolution in Muslim Societies: Role of the OIC -- 10. Conclusion
This book is a study of religious principles of good governance in our contemporary societies. Historically, religion has provided guidance for organizing societies. In modern times, however, religious ideas have been marginalized in social science literature. Contributors to this work explore what values and practices the Qur'an can contribute to governing our economic, political, and social life today
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Qur'an -- Political science
Religious Studies
Islamic Theology
Islamic Finance
Governance and Government
Alt Author al-Ahsan, Abdullah, editor
Young, Stephen B., editor
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