Freedom of religion, apostasy, and Islam.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2004
Abdullah Saeed; Hassan Saeed
|ISBN:||075463082X 9780754630821 0754630838 9780754630838|
|描述：||vi, 227 pages ; 25 cm|
|内容：||The context of the debate on apostasy: freedom of religion in the modern period ; The historical context of the debate on apostasy and the roots of intolerance ; Apostasy and related concepts ; Punishment for apostasy in Islamic law and the evidence ; Evidence against capital punishment for apostasy ; Apostasy and the position of Muslim thinkers in the modern period ; Apostasy law and its potential for misuse ; Reasons for apostasy and understanding its fear among Muslims / Adbudllah Saeed --
Religious freedom in Malaysia: overview and restrictions ; Apostasy laws in Malaysia : approaches of the two major political parties ; Apostasy laws in Malaysia : jurisdiction and constitutionality ; Apostasy laws in Malaysia : the future / Hassan Saeed --
The need to rethink apostasy laws / Abdulla Saeed --
App. 1. Islamic Aqidah protection (Perlis) Bill 2000 ; App. 2. Pakistan's blasphemy laws.
|責任：||Abdullah Saeed and Hassan Saeed.|
Since Salman Rushdie's fate was sealed by Khomeini in a fatwa, apostasy has acquired great prominence in Islam. This text argues that the death sentence for apostasy violates the Islamic freedom of religion principle.