Year 2021, Volume 5 , Issue 1, Pages 25 - 34 2021-01-18

Human Rights and Religion: Islam in Perspective
İslam Perspektifinde İnsan Hakları ve Din

Muhammed MUHAMMED [1]


Though human rights exist in every religion as a concept, contemporary human rights movements blame religions for their resistance. Meanwhile, religious narratives are needed to ground normative foundations of human rights. Islam is one of the religions that give a prominent place for human rights. It recognized the dignity and the sanctity of human life long before the modern human rights movements were incepted. However, there are still confusion and misconceptions regarding the place of human rights in Islam. Therefore, the primary purpose of this paper is to show how human rights are intrinsic values of Islam and to clarify existing confusions and misconceptions. Henceforth, the paper highlighted the relationship between human rights and religion; the debates, misconceptions, and confusions surrounding human rights in Islam; and examples of fundamental rights in Islam.
İnsan hakları her dinde bir kavram olarak var olsa da, çağdaş insan hakları hareketleri direnişlerinden dolayı dinleri suçlamaktadır. Bu arada, insan haklarının normatif temellerini ortaya koymak için dini anlatılara ihtiyaç vardır. İslam, insan hakları konusunda öne çıkan dinlerden biridir. Modern insan hakları hareketleri kabul edilmeden çok önce İslam, insan yaşamının onurunu ve kutsallığını kabul etmiştir. Bununla birlikte, insan haklarının İslam’daki yeri konusunda hala kafa karışıklıkları ve yanlış anlamalar bulunmaktadır. Bu nedenle, bu makalenin temel amacı, insan haklarının nasıl İslam’ın içsel değerleri olduğunu göstermek ve var olan kafa karışıklıklarına ve yanlış anlamalara açıklık getirmektir. Bundan ötürü makale, insan hakları ve din arasındaki ilişkiye vurgu yapmış; İslam’da insan haklarıyla ilgili tartışmalara, yanlış anlamalara, kafa karışıklıklarına ve temel haklar örneklerine işaret etmiştir.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Political Science
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-4629-2307
Author: Muhammed MUHAMMED (Primary Author)
Institution: Bahir Dar University
Country: Ethiopia


Dates

Application Date : September 1, 2020
Acceptance Date : December 30, 2020
Publication Date : January 18, 2021

APA Muhammed, M . (2021). Human Rights and Religion: Islam in Perspective . Lectio Socialis , 5 (1) , 25-34 . DOI: 10.47478/lectio.788811