Anatomy of Dissent in Islamic Societies: Ibadism, Rebellion, by A. Souaiaia

By A. Souaiaia

Anatomy of Dissent in Islam is an interdisciplinary research of political and criminal dissent in Islamic civilization from the 7th century on. (7th century). utilizing Ibadism as a case research, this paintings explores the occasions and teachings that formed legitimacy and uprising, orthodoxy and sectarianism, and legislations and tradition in Islamic societies.

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He already had the Jewish and Christian faiths to offer as exemplars of normative uprightness for the most part. His struggle was to determine the legal and political frameworks that would protect the vulnerable and ease the tension between social and religious groups. Historical records and Islamic literature demonstrate that despite his tireless work and missionizing for more than ten years, his endeavor to use faith and moral uprightness to transform Qurayshi society did not achieve the desired goals.

His empowering of the family of victims to choose between retribution and redress made abuse and victimhood transferrable, though he regulated the consequences of such transferability. The Qur’anic passages of the long Madinan chapters categorized crime and punishment. The charter represents a categorical shift from passive moralistic preaching to practical activism. In fewer than a thousand words, the charter invokes justice eleven times, kindness thirteen times, redress nine times, and rights seven times.

29. The Jews of Banī al-Harith shall enjoy the same rights and obligations as the Jews of Banī ‘Awf. 30. The Jews of Banī Sā’idah shall enjoy the same rights and obligations as the Jews of Banī ‘Awf. 31. The Jews of Banī Jushām shall enjoy the same rights and obligations as the Jews of Banī ‘Awf. 32. The Jews of Banī al-Aws shall enjoy the same rights and obligations as the Jews of Banī ‘Awf. 33. Banī Tha’labah shall enjoy the same rights and obligations as the Jews of Banī ‘Awf. 34. The status of Jafnah is the same as that of Tha’labah since they are related.

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