This book provides vital references to peace, integration and human rights in Islam and how Muslims living in the West can integrate in Western society without compromising their faith. The scholar discusses historical background on Human rights and democracy that was introduction in Muslim-majority countries with key references from Islamic classical texts. The author presents examples from the life of Prophet Muhammad as a model for nurturing peace and harmony in a diverse world beckoning for a solution. The author explores the Constitition of Medina as the first constitution in human history; a mechanisms used by the Prophet to established peace, democracy, security, knowledge and learning, human rights and equality, and socio-political prosperity.
Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri is a former professor of Law and Head of Department of Islamic Jurisprudence and Legislation at the University of the Punjab. He is also the founder of Minhaj-ul-Quran International, which has branches and centres in more than 90 countries. He studied classical Islamic sciences under eminent scholars around the world, including Mecca, Medina, Syria, Baghdad, Lebanon, Morocco, India and Pakistan, and has received around 500 authorities and chains of transmission in the various branches of Islamic knowledge. He has authored around 1000 books (over 400 of which are published) and delivered over 6000 lectures around the world.