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Islamic political thought : an introduction

Author: Gerhard Böwering; Princeton University Press.
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, cop. 2015.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard Böwering; Princeton University Press.
ISBN: 9780691164823 0691164827
OCLC Number: 953180155
Description: VI, [2], 289 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction, Gerhard Bowering 1 Authority, Roy Jackson 25 Caliphate, Wadad Kadi and Aram A. Shahin 37 Fundamentalism, Roxanne Euben 48 Government, Emad El-Din Shahin 68 Jihad, John Kelsay 86 Knowledge, Paul L. Heck 105 Minorities, Yohanan Friedmann 123 Modernity, Armando Salvatore 135 Muhammad, Gerhard Bowering 152 Pluralism and Tolerance, Gudrun Kramer 169 Qur'an, Gerhard Bowering 185 Revival and Reform, Ebrahim Moosa and SherAli Tareen 202 Shari'a, Devin J. Stewart 219 Traditional Political Thought, Patricia Crone 238 'Ulama', Muhammad Qasim Zaman 252 Women, Ayesha S. Chaudhry 263 Contributors 273 Index 275
Responsibility: Gerhard Bowering, editor.


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