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
David L. Johnston is an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA, and teaches at St Joseph's University. 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).

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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: 20 Oct 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.39159. Mar 2020

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