islam en mensenrechten

The Humanistic Implications of Qur’an 3:64 for religious pluralism

The neglected humanistic potentials of the Qur’an and its interpretations in classical exegesis (tafsīr) is clearly visible in the commentaries on Qur’an verse 3:64 which calls for a statement of equality or commonness (kalimatin sawā’in) between Muslims and people from other faiths (’Ahl al-Kitāb or People of the Book i.e. people of previous revelations and …

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Be Martyrs for Human Rights: The religious humanistic concept of rights (Huquq) in classical Islam as seen in the tafsir of Raghib al-Isfahani (d. 502 AH)

In my academic research on human rights concepts in classical and modern Islamic thought, the Qur’an exegesis of the medieval lexicographer and ethicist Rāghib al-Isfahānī (d. 502 AH/1108 CE) is one of the most fascinating works I have come across. There is little known on Rāghib‘s life, but most of his works have survived.[note]His complete …

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Marrakesh Verklaring over religieuze minderheden Samenvatting van de Marrakesh Verklaring over de rechten van religieuze minderheden in Overwegend-moslimmeerderheid Gemeenschappen

Roepen moslimgeleerden en intellectuelen over de hele wereld op om een jurisprudentie van het begrip “burgerschap” (li-ta’sil mabda’ al-Muwaṭanah) te ontwikkelen, die inclusief is voor diverse groepen. Deze jurisprudentie zal geworteld zijn in de islamitische traditie en beginselen en rekening houden met mondiale veranderingen. Sporen moslim onderwijsinstellingen en overheden aan een moedige herziening van educatieve …

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Origins of Jihad

Encyclopedia entry on the origins of and development of Jihad as a term for holy war, just war, and ethical and spiritual struggle. Arnold Yasin Mol, “Origins of Jihad”, Great Events in Religion: An Encyclopedia of Pivotal Events in Religious History, ed. F. Curta and A. Holt (ABC-Clio, 2017).

Rise of Islamism, Extremism, and Islamic Counter Responses

Encyclopedia entry on the Rise of Islamism, Extremism, and Islamic Counter Responses. Arnold Yasin Mol, “Rise of Islamism, Extremism, and Islamic Counter Responses”, Great Events in Religion: An Encyclopedia of Pivotal Events in Religious History, ed. F. Curta and A. Holt (ABC-Clio, 2017)