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By Hamid Reza Kusha

ISBN-10: 0754688658

ISBN-13: 9780754688655

ISBN-10: 1840147229

ISBN-13: 9781840147223

The expansion of Islam either world wide and especially within the usa is principally striking between African-American inmates incarcerated in American country and federal penitentiaries. This development poses a strong problem to American penal philosophy, established at the perfect of rehabilitating offenders via penance and applicable penal measures. "Islam in American Prisons" argues that prisoners changing to Islam search an alternate type of redemption, person who poses a strong epistemological in addition to ideological problem to American penology. in the meantime, following the occasions of September 11, a few felony inmates have switched over to radical anti-Western Islam and became sympathetic to the ambitions and strategies of the Al-Qa'ida association. This new research examines this multifaceted phenomenon and makes a robust argument for the target exam of the rehabilitative potentials of faith-based companies in prisons, together with the religion of these who convert to Islam.

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125. 34 Islam in American Prisons ‘blackness’ of the soul theorized as being due to a lack of exposure to the majesty of the Holy Trinity: God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. If only the logic and inherent beauty of the Holy Trinity could be explained to these lost souls, thus, went the reasoning behind one of the most intense proselytizing efforts that took place in the annals of Christianity during the colonization of Africa. Whether inadvertently, or intentionally, slave masters and Christian missionaries followed the same logic, one was to “civilize”, the other to “proselytize” for the salvation of the soul and body of the “Dark Continent” Africa.

45 Whereas slavery was being legitimated in the eyes of colonial penologists as a Judeo-Christian salvation mandate, human action that included, among others, a rational explanation as to why people committed anti-social acts. org. The original article is published by the ELH, Vol. 14, No. 2. , 1974), pp. 127–138. Islam in American Prisons 36 Post-Colonial American Penology Post-colonial American penology, notwithstanding its relative humanization efforts, relied, by and large, on incarceration to both deter and incapacitate criminal culprits.

It is noteworthy that Muhammad and his deputies were all involved in trade and international commerce during Islam’s formative stages (610–661 CE). In fact, the Qur’an is filled with all kinds of mercantilism doctrines and advice. ), portraying them as Habib-Allah (beloved ones in the eyes of Allah). The Qur’an admonishes Muslims against usury reminding them that such practices do not endear them to the Almighty; that those who engage in usurious practices to oppress the weak will be punished dearly in the Day of Resurrection.

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