Muslims and Christians Debate Justice and Love - David L. Johnston

Muslims and Christians Debate Justice and Love - David L. Johnston

Yusuf al-Qaradawi: Shari’a’s Objectives and Social Justice

Muslims and Christians Debate Justice and Love - David L. Johnston

David L. Johnston [+-]
Fuller Theological Seminary and University of Pennsylvania
David L. Johnston is an affiliate assistant professor of Islamic Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary and a Visiting Scholar at the Near Eastern Languages and Civilization Department of the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Earth, Empire and Sacred Text: Muslims and Christians as Trustees of Creation (Equinox, 2010) and translator of Rachid Ghannouchi’s al-Hurriyat al-‘amma fi-l-dawla al-islamiyya (The Public Freedoms in the Islamic State) in the series World Thought in Translation (Yale University Press, forthcoming).

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The case-study here is about the difficulties faced by Christians in Egypt, as the chapter begins with the enormously influential jurist and scholar Yusuf al-Qaradawi flown in from Qatar to speak to a million people in Tahrir Square less than a month after President Mubarak’s toppling.

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Johnston, David. Yusuf al-Qaradawi: Shari’a’s Objectives and Social Justice. Muslims and Christians Debate Justice and Love. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 90- Mar 2020. ISBN 9781781799352. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=39159. Date accessed: 08 Jul 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.39159. Mar 2020

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