Animal Welfare in Islam

This pioneering modern classic examines the Islamic principles of kindness and compassion toward animals It compares animal sacrifice as practiced by the world s major religions and highlights the ethical issues that the mass production of meat raises, advocating alternative ways to produce halal meat in an appropriate manner.Basheer Ahmad Masri 1914 1992 was the firstThis pioneering modern classic examines the Islamic principles of kindness and compassion toward animals It compares animal sacrifice as practiced by the world s major religions and highlights the ethical issues that the mass production of meat raises, advocating alternative ways to produce halal meat in an appropriate manner.Basheer Ahmad Masri 1914 1992 was the first Sunni Imam of the oldest purpose built mosque in Britain, the Shahjahan Mosque in Woking For six years he served as a joint editor of the monthly Islamic Review He was fluent in English, classical Arabic, Urdu, Hindustani, Punjabi, and Kiswahili.
Animal Welfare in Islam This pioneering modern classic examines the Islamic principles of kindness and compassion toward animals It compares animal sacrifice as practiced by the world s major religions and highlights the eth

  • Title: Animal Welfare in Islam
  • Author: Al-Hafiz Basheer Ahmad Masri
  • ISBN: 9780860375951
  • Page: 489
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Animal Welfare in Islam”

    1. The rights of animals from the Islamic perspective. It also compares and contrasts with what other faiths like Christianity, Judaism and Hinduism say about the subject, particulary in the matter of slaughtering animal for its meat. Like all books on Islam, this one is littered with Quranic verses and sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) that touch on the subject of animal rights. For example, in the chapter Islamic Concern For Animals, we are told that the Prophet (pbuh) forbade all living cre [...]

    2. This book was interesting. There was one point where the author talks about how he was 74 when he wrote the book, which made me happy. I was also happy to see him admit that he would prefer to be vegetarian but since he lived his entire life as an omnivore, he felt he could not cut meat out of his diet. It struck me as endearing and honest.The book was originally written in the late 1980's, I think, so a few facts seem outdated. But the general overview of the entire book - the real meat (or sho [...]

    3. Neither comprehensive nor in-depth. Briefly touched on animal welfare issues. Had more emphasis on what food is lawful and unlawful to Muslims.

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