By Michael Cook

Michael Cook's vintage examine, Commanding correct and Forbidding mistaken in Islamic idea (Cambridge, 2001), mirrored upon the Islamic injunction to forbid wrongdoing. This ebook is a quick, obtainable survey of an identical fabric. utilizing Islamic historical past to demonstrate his argument, prepare dinner unravels the complexities of the topic via demonstrating how the prior informs the current. on the book's middle is a vital message in regards to the values of Islamic traditions and their relevance within the smooth global.

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