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Islam and democracy

fear of the modern world

by Fatima Mernissi

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Addison-Wesley in Reading, Mass, Wokingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam -- 20th century.,
  • Civilization, Arab -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFatima Mernissi ; translated by Mary Jo Lakeland.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195p. ;
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22598700M
    ISBN 100201608839

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    This book examines these uprisings and the democratic process in the Muslim world, while also analyzing the larger relationship between religion and politics. The text applies a 21st-century perspective to the question of whether or not Islam is “compatible” with democracy by redirecting the conversation toward a new politics of democracy. Oct 18,  · Islam and Democracy after the Arab Spring by John L. Esposito, et al is an examination of the present state of several Islamic countries and how they fared historically and to some extent democratically. Esposito is a professor of International Affairs and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University. He is also the director of the Prince.


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Benazir Bhutto’s last book, “Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy & the West” just completed two days before her assassination, is both a personal and intellectual assessment of Islam and its relationship with the west. This book consists of 06 chapters, discussing several simultaneous problems faced by the Pakistan such as terrorism and /5.

Feb 19,  · If Benazir Bhutto’s own life reads like a Greek tragedy, she was nonetheless a very modern politician, and the book she wrote is part manifesto, part spin job, part selective history and part Author: Michiko Kakutani. Islam defines a select set of religions that are permissible faiths, even if the devotee has not already been a practitioner of Islam.

For some, that means Islam is incompatible with democracy since it does not allow the free choice of religious practice. Some countries have. Islam and Democracy. The idea of the coexistence of democracy and Islam has raised controversy among writers and theorists: on the one hand, many present significant empirical evidence to prove that in Muslim countries, democracy is either weak or nonexistent and they use religion to.

Jun 20,  · History Of Our Time: Is Islam Compatible With Democracy. Shadi Hamid, author of Islamic Exceptionalism, argues many Muslims support a. Feb 03,  · MIDDLE EAST: Islam and Democracy. religious ideals within Islam that could favor democracy. The Koran, the holy book of Islam, contains a number of.

For Islam, democracy poses a formidable challenge. Muslim jurists have argued that law made by a sovereign monarch is illegitimate because it substitutes human authority for God's sovereignty.

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How have governments in the Muslim world responded to the many challenges of Islam and democracy today. A global religious resurgence and calls for greater political participation have been major forces in the post-Cold War period.

Across the Muslim world, governments and Islamic movements grapple. Jan 01,  · This volume focuses primarily on the question of the compatibility of Islam and democracy. It highlights the contribution of seven prominent pre- and post-revolutionary Iranian religious thinkers on the subject.

Situating the discussion in its specific religious context, the book critically examines those elements that are usually referred to as democratic norms in Islamic tradition. Hundreds of millions of Muslims live in democracies of some shape or form, yet a narrative persists — particularly in the west — that Islam and democracy are incompatible.

Nov 16,  · Presented is an extensive look into Islam and Democracy from Ibn Warraq’s book, Why I Am Not a Muslim. Secular Islam was created by the Center for Inquiry to collect the writings, thoughts, and speeches of secular Muslims, Ex-Muslims, believers, doubters, and unbelievers, brought together by a great struggle, not between the West and Islam, but between the free and the unfree.

The book engages the reader in a rich discourse on the challenges of democracy in contemporary Islam. The collection begins with a lead essay by Khaled Abou El Fadl, who argues that democracy, especially a constitutional democracy that protects basic individual rights, is the form of government best suited to promoting a set of social and.

Reconciliation Islam, Democracy, and the West. Chapter One. The Path Back. As I stepped down onto the tarmac at Quaid-e-Azam International Airport in Karachi on October 18,I was overcome with emotion.

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In their latest book Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective (), contributors Jocelyne Cesari, José Casanova, and Katherine Marshall attempt to reframe the debate around Islam and women's rights within a broader perspective that challenges the often portrayed binary opposition between liberal advocates of secular democracy and Muslim religious opponents of of women's full.

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A global religious resurgence and calls for greater political participation have been major forces in the post-Cold War period. Across the Muslim world, governments and Islamic movements grapple 1/5(2).Iran, Islam and Democracy: The Politics of Managing Change by Ali M. Ansari.

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