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Author Sachedina, Abdulaziz Abdulhussein, 1942-

Title The Islamic roots of democratic pluralism / Abdulaziz Sachedina
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (175 pages)
Contents 1. The Search for Democratic Pluralism in Islam --- 2. The People Are One Community --- 3. Compete with One Another in Good Works --- 4. Forgiveness Toward Humankind --- 5. Epilogue
Summary This book tackles the most significant issues facing Muslims today. Sachedina argues that we must reopen the doors of religious interpretation--to correct false interpretations, replace outdated laws, and formulate new doctrines. His book critically analyzes Muslim teachings on such issues as pluralism, civil society, war and peace, and violence and self-sacrifice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
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Subject Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islam and politics.
Faith and reason -- Islam.
Islam -- 20th century.
Pluralism -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Religious pluralism -- Islamic countries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195139917 (hbk.)
0195349903 (electronic bk.)
9780195139914 (hbk.)
9780195349900 (electronic bk.)