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ERIC Number: EJ1005365
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
ISSN: ISSN-1361-7672
Sustainability in Multi-Religious Societies: An Islamic Perspective
Grine, Fadila; Bensaid, Benaouda; Nor, Mohd Roslan Mohd; Ladjal, Tarek
Journal of Beliefs & Values, v34 n1 p72-86 2013
The question of sustainability in multi-religious societies underscores interrelating theological, moral and cultural issues affecting the very process of social co-existence, cohesion and development. This article discusses Islam's understanding of the question of sustainability in multi-religious contexts while highlighting the contribution of Islam's spiritual, moral, and legal values to sustainability. This article sheds light on key Islamic concepts and core values related to sustainable development in multi-religious societies. The study of Islamic insights to sustainability offers valuable considerations for the understanding and amelioration of development in multi-religious or multi-cultural societies.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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