Professor Ismail Raji al Faruqi was a co-founder of International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) and Association of Muslim Social Scientists (AMSS). Results 1 – 12 of 18 The Essence of Islamic Civilization (Occasional Paper) (Occasional Papers Series). Jan 1, by Ismail Raji Al-Faruqi and Anas S. Isma’il Raji al-Faruqi (January 1, – May 27, ) was a Palestinian- American philosopher who spent several years at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, then.

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Yet there can be no significant life without some form of political organization. Its purpose was rapprochement and mutual understanding between the three Abrahamic faiths. Niebuhr points out6 that man’s spirit drives him to seek eternal and universal goods.

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Instead, he addressed Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and established a special relationship with them. If they cause the death of any person they ao responsible for the death of a unique being which will never be replicated.

It is apparently a story explaining the existence of some great zuggernaut in Babylonia. If we do not observe that law we are in danger of breaking the precious commandment: In the case of Islam and because of its supremely monotheistic orientation, Judaism has had no difficulty in recognizing it as a valid expression of gentile religiosity. For a time during the Middle Ages, Arabic was the language imsail commonly used among Jewish writers.

And no human may be excused for falling into shirk or polytheism. As human beings we are reasoning beings, and as reasoning beings we are necessarily social beings. That is the immutable pattern of God” Qur’an The religion of Noah’s descendants consisted of principles which were repeatedly affirmed by all Semitic revelations.


IS ; “To each is a goal to which God turns him; then strive together as in a race towards all that is good, Wheresoever you are, God wiii bring you together. The Torah and Israel are therefore closely related: They adore one God. What is certain is that they are not without value. From Augustine we can learn that pious hopes without the astute use of power cannot change the world. Both Arab nationalists and non-Arab Muslim intellectuals shunned al-Faruqi’s agenda to bring non-Arab Muslims and non-Muslim Arabs together through urubah.

The accepted view was that Christianity did not constitute idolatry for gentiles. Help Center Find new research papers in: Raki people has its own world.

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He advocated a radical Islamization of new knowledge. They also honor Mary. Southern Lebanon s innocent citizens have been bombarded by the most destructive weapons – napalm and cluster bombs – generously daruqi by a nation committed 10 the so-called Judea- Christian moral tradition.

No dialogue can succeed where one imail is “host” and the others are “invited guests. This reminds me of two proverbs on a similar theme. Here are Augustine’s words as he laments upon the human condition.

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At this point I should like to make a personal observation that comes to me spontaneously from my work in the Vatican Secretariat for Non- Christians. Man must dream the dream of a universal harmony. And it is a world that has not yet found a way to make itself work!

Indeed, the veto is used to abort any world condemnation in the United Nations. For example, Christians may flatter themselves with being the religion of love and ixmail over against Jewish legalism or Muslim belligerence.


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What we must avoid at all costs are the twin dangers of utopianism which believes that the consummation of history can be achieved through human effort alone.

After massacring inhabitants and dumping their bodies in the village well as happened at Deir Yasinor killing a few and terrorizing the rest and ordering them out of their homes and lands which they jsmail occupied for millennia as happened and continues to happen every day throughout Palestineevery Arab vestige in the village is wiped out.

Furthermore, Israel’s own fzruqi is not zl end in itself but has as its goal the blessing of all humanity Gen. According to Faruqi, Muslims immigrants have two duties: By then he had a background in classical philosophy and the developing thought of the western tradition.

A Jew who lacks faith or who acts contrary to the commandments of the Torah is therefore a sinning Jew. It is also the prophet who warns against cruelty to other nations. And reason is social; it is actualized only in the talking of it.

It is a sober and sobering sense of limits, which works towards a quiet and unflashy political responsibility,of fanatical hopes. They should be respected even in our self-defense against their attacks.