Islamic Jurisprudence and Environmental Planning

20 Pages Posted: 22 Feb 2018

Date Written: 1984


Throughout the history of Islamic civilization, Muslim jurists have derived from the Qur'an and the practice of the Prophet Muhammad, on whom be blessings and peace, laws applicable to all aspects of the Islamic society, including environmental planning. By environmental planning is meant all planning pertaining to the use of land and water, plants and animals: including range, wildlife, and watershed management, soil and crop management, forestry, regional planning, and landscape architecture.

Keywords: Islamic Jurisprudence

Suggested Citation

Lieweliyn, Othman Abd ar-Rahman, Islamic Jurisprudence and Environmental Planning (1984). Journal of King Abdulaziz University: Islamic Economics, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1984, Available at SSRN:

Othman Abd ar-Rahman Lieweliyn (Contact Author)

Umm Al-Qura University - Haj Research Centre ( email )

Al Taif Road
Makkah, 24382
Saudi Arabia

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