Islam and Liberty: The Historical Misunderstanding

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Mohammed Charfi tackles the central question facing all Arab-Muslim nations: is Islam compatible with contemporary notions of democracy, legality and the State? A century ago, thinkers like Abdoh and Tahar Haddad called for an approach to religion compatible with modern realities, yet the twenty-first century is witnessing a sad regression in the independence of the law from holy writ. Charfi advocates a profound revision of Islamic thought. He stresses the importance of education, which from the 1970's onwards has been ...

Islam and Liberty: The Historical Misunderstanding 2005, Zed Books

ISBN-13: 9781842775110

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Islam and Liberty: The Historical Misunderstanding 2005, Zed Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781842775103

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