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Reason, Freedom, and Democracy in Islam : Essential Writings of Abdolkarim Soroush.

Author: Abdolkarim Soroush; Mahmoud Sadri; Ahmad Sadri
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Abdolkarim Soroush is one of the leading moderate revisionist thinkers of the Muslim world. These essays set forth Soroush's views on such matters as the freedom of the Muslim believe to interpret the Qur'an, the inevitability of change in religion, the necessity of freedom of belief, and the compatibility of Islam with democracy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abdolkarim Soroush; Mahmoud Sadri; Ahmad Sadri
ISBN: 9780195351910 0195351916
OCLC Number: 466427378
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents: Contents; Introduction; 1 Intellectual Autobiography: An Interview; 2 Islamic Revival and Reform: Theological Approaches; 3 Life and Virtue: The Relationship between Socioeconomic Development and Ethics; 4 The Sense and Essence of Secularism; 5 Doctrine and Justification; 6 Reason and Freedom; 7 The Ethics of the Gods; 8 The Idea of Democratic Religious Government; 9 Tolerance and Governance: A Discourse on Religion and Democracy; 10 The Three Cultures; 11 What the University Expects from the Hawzeh; 12 Let Us Learn from History; Notes; Selected References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J. KL; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.

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Abdolkarim Soroush is one of the leading moderate revisionist thinkers of the Muslim world. These essays set forth Soroush's views on such matters as the freedom of the Muslim believe to interpret the Qur'an, the inevitability of change in religion, the necessity of freedom of belief, and the compatibility of Islam with democracy.

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