Moderation and Balance in Islam: The Quranic Principle of Wasatiyyah

Wasatiyyah (or the principle of moderation and balance) is an important but somewhat neglected aspect of Islamic teachings that has wide-ranging ramifications in almost all areas concerning Islamic civilisation. 'Moderation' as defined here is a moral virtue relevant not only to personal conduct but also to integrity and self-image of communities and nations. It is an aspect of the self-identity and worldview of the Muslim community, or ummah, that is also valued in all major world religions and civilisations.


By Mohammad Hashim Kamali

ISBN 978-967-10065-0-4

The Quranic Principle of Wasatiyyah, Kuala Lumpur: IAIS Malaysia, 2010, pp iv + 66.

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