Natural Law: A Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Trialogue by Anver M. EmonNatural Law: A Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Trialogue by Anver M. Emon

Natural Law: A Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Trialogue

byAnver M. Emon, Matthew Levering, David Novak

Paperback | September 23, 2015

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This book is an examination of natural law doctrine, rooted in the classical writings of our respective three traditions: Jewish, Christian, and Islamic. Each of the authors provides an extensive essay reflecting on natural law doctrine in his tradition. Each of the authors also provides athoughtful response to the essays of the other two authors. Readers will gain a sense for how natural law (or cognate terms) resonated with classical thinkers such as Maimonides, Origen, Augustine, al-Ghazali and numerous others. Readers will also be instructed in how the authors think that thesesources can be mined for constructive reflection on natural law today. A key theme in each essay is how the particularity of the respective religious tradition is squared with the evident universality of natural law claims. The authors also explore how natural law doctrine functions in particulartraditions for reflection upon the religious other.
Anver M. Emon is Professor of Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he teaches and researches in the areas of Islamic law and legal theory, statutory interpretation, and Common Law Torts. He is an internationally recognized scholar of Islamic law, having published widely in the field. He is the editor in chief of Middle Eas...
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Title:Natural Law: A Jewish, Christian, and Islamic TrialogueFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0 inPublished:September 23, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198745001

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Introduction1David Novak: Natural Law in JudaismAnver M. Emon: ResponseMatthew Levering: Response2Matthew Levering: Christians and Natural LawAnver M. Emon: ResponseDavid Novak: Response3Anver M. Emon: Islamic Natural Law TheoriesMatthew Levering: ResponseDavid Novak: Response