The Goal of the Shari‘ah is Justice, Not Equality — Blogging Theology

Equality = the status of being equal, especially in status, rights, or opportunities; the same: people should be treated equally. This is unfair and immoral.

Equity = the quality of being fair; just: people should be treated justly. This is fair and moral.

IN SPEAKING OF JUSTICE, many well-intended Muslims are unconsciously secularised. For their discourse about justice (Ar. ‘adl, qist) is so often scarred by failing to grasp its Quranic essence: ‘To put a thing in its rightful place.’1 Which is to say, justice is to give things their proper due – at the due time, the due place, and in due measure. This requires possessing knowledge […]

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3 Comments

June 15, 2019 · 4:40 pm

3 responses to “The Goal of the Shari‘ah is Justice, Not Equality — Blogging Theology

  1. Asalaamualaikum,

    I subbed to your account quite some time ago, can i ask where you’re from?

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  2. JazakALLAH, I will inshaALLAH.

    Are you familiar with the whole akhiruz-zamman theory of yajuj wa majuj.

    Like

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