40 on Justice - The Prophetic Voice on Social Reform
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JUSTICE is essential to the survival and flourishing of any civilization. The words of God and His Messenger (S) remind us of the centrality of justice in our lives and our societies. Injustice (zulm) is condemned repeatedly in the Quran and the teachings of the Prophet. How are we to confront injustices in our personal lives, our communities and our Societies? In an age of widespread injustices against the weak, the vulnerable and the dispossessed, how does Islam teach us to respond?
This unique commentary on forty hadith narrated from the Prophet Muhammad (S) explores Islamic teachings regarding social justice. It covers a wide variety of topics ranging from the environment, racism, family relations, the rights of the elderly, the disabled, and humanity more generally. This book will take you on a journey through Islam's rich heritage and the guidance it provides us to confront injustices in our societies today.
About the Author
Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and Professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, USA.
Originally from New Orleans, LA, he began his journey of traditional Islamic learning in the year 2000 and has spent years studying in the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Malaysia, etc. Upon becoming certified in various traditional sciences, he completed a Bachelor's degree in Islamic law, a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, a Master's degree in Islamic Finance, a Master's Degree in Political History, and is in the process of completing his Ph.D. from the International Islamic University of Malaysia in Islamic Thought and Civilization.