Islam and the Secular State

Islam and the Secular State

by Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im Na, Na
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Islam and the Secular State by Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im Na, Na

What should be the place of Shari'a - Islamic religious law - in predominantly Muslim societies of the world? In this book, a Muslim scholar and human rights activist envisions a positive and sustainable role for Shari'a, based on a profound rethinking of the relationship between religion and the secular state in all societies.

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ISBN-13: 9780674033764
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 06/30/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 451 KB

About the Author

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na‘im is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory University.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface 1 Introduction: The Secular State is Necessary for being a Muslim 2 Islam, State and Politics in Historical Perspective 3 Constitutionalism, Human Rights and Citizenship 4 India: State Secularism and Communal Violence 5 Turkey: Contradictions of Authoritarian Secularism 6 Indonesia: Realities of Diversity and Prospects of Pluralism 7 Conclusion: Negotiating the Future of Shari=a References Index

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