The Resource Islam, the state, and political authority : medieval issues and modern concerns, edited by Asma Afsaruddin

Islam, the state, and political authority : medieval issues and modern concerns, edited by Asma Afsaruddin

Label
Islam, the state, and political authority : medieval issues and modern concerns
Title
Islam, the state, and political authority
Title remainder
medieval issues and modern concerns
Statement of responsibility
edited by Asma Afsaruddin
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The essays in this volume, written by recognized experts, deal with some of the most critically important topics concerning Islam and politics in both the pre-modern and modern periods. Each chapter provides a historically grounded and in-depth discussion of issues as diverse as the nature of government, the relationship between politics and theology, Shi'i conceptions of statecraft, notions of public duty, and the compatibility of Islam and democratic governance. Both specialists and interested readers will benefit from the volume's broad scope and thorough consideration of a variety of issues in Islamic political thought and practice
Member of
Cataloging source
UKPGM
Dewey number
297.2/72
Index
index present
LC call number
BP173.6
LC item number
.I867 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Middle East today
Label
Islam, the state, and political authority : medieval issues and modern concerns, edited by Asma Afsaruddin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; A. Afsaruddin -- Medieval Section -- Justification of Political Authority in Medieval Sunni Thought; H. Yucesoy -- Alfarabi and the Foundation of Political Theology in Islam; M. Campanini -- Alfarabi's Goal: Political Philosophy, not Political Theology; C. Butterworth -- Prophecy, Imamate, and Political Rule among the Ikhwan al-Safa; C. Baffioni -- Responsibilities of Political Office in a Shi'I Caliphate and the Delineation of Public Duties under the Fatimids; P. Walker -- Ibn Taymiyya on Islamic Governance; B. Malkawi & T. Sonn -- Modern Section -- Theologizing about Democracy: A Critical Appraisal of Mawdudi's Thought; A. Afsaruddin -- The Political Philosophy of Islamic Resurgence; M. Khan -- Rethinking the Relationship between Religion and Liberal Democracy: Overcoming the Problems of Secularism in Muslim Societies; N. Hashemi -- Minarchist Political Islam; A. Malik -- Wilayat al-Faqih and Democracy; M. Kadivar -- Anwar al-'Awlaqi against the Islamic Legal Tradition; A. March
Control code
ocn774695968
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 255 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137002020
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613440334
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572655
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26224276
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)774695968
  • ebl1137002026

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