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Islam and Sustainable Development

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Islam's perspective on sustainable development arises from its vision of a moral

economy and society, which may, in turn, be articulated into a structure of values

and principles that are conducive to sustainability and growth. This would entail a

coherent reading of the Islamic scripture as well as a number of Shar'iah concepts,

such as the principle of public interest (maslahah), the higher purposes (maqasid)

of Shar'iah, the divinely-ordained balance (mizan) in the created universe, and

moderation (wasatiyyah). This last proscribes.........Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

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