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Document Type(s):Journal Article
Article/Chapter Title:Islam and Environmental Ethics: Tradition Responds to Contemporary Challenges
Journal Title:Zygon
Author(s):Wersal, Lisa
Religion(s):Islam
ISSN:0591-2385
Date of Publication:1995
Volume:30
Pages:451-59
Annotation:Wersal surveys ecological works written by Muslim scholars in order to demonstrate the centrality of Qur’an and Sunnah in the Islamic decision-making process. She cites Islam’s emphasis on community and consensus in addition to the synthesis of fact and value in traditional Islamic science as potential paradigms for the world community as it faces mounting global environmental challenges.
   
 
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