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Animals in the Qur'an (Cambridge Studies in Islamic by Sarra Tlili

By Sarra Tlili

The Islamic culture has continually held animals in excessive esteem, deserving an analogous point of attention as people. The Qur'an opines that 'there isn't really an animal within the earth nor a flying creature flying on wings, yet they're humans like you'. This attention-grabbing and hugely unique publication examines the prestige and nature of animals as they're portrayed within the Qur'an and in adjoining exegetical works, within which animals are seen as religious, ethical, clever and in charge beings. during this means, the research provides a problem to the everyday view of man's superiority over animals and indicates new methods of studying the Qur'an. through putting the dialogue in the context of different religions and their therapy of animals, the publication additionally makes a persuasive case for animal rights from an Islamic perspective.

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