National Imams Consultative Forum
Positions adopted by the National Imams Consultative Forum 2015
The views presented within this document are those adopted by the Imams in the National Imams Consultative Forum whose names are listed at the end of the document.
Over three workshops held in November 2014, December 2014 and March 2015 at the University of Melbourne, facilitated by the National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies, more than 20 Imams from around Australia examined the contents of this document. After extensive debate, discussion and deliberation, the participating Imams adopted the conclusions enclosed. The following positions represent the views of a large number of Imams in Australia.
In adopting these positions, the Imams considered the existing theological and legal positions of prominent Muslim scholars and Islamic schools of thought, in both the classical and modern periods. They also considered the position of Australian Muslims as a minority. Participating Imams agree to the 53 statements put forward in the following pages.
Source: National Imams Consultative Forum
National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies
The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010 Australia
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