Middle East Today

Islam, the State, and Political Authority

Medieval Issues and Modern Concerns

Editors: Afsaruddin, A. (Ed.)

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The expert essays in this volume deal with critically important topics concerning Islam and politics in both the pre-modern and modern periods, such 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.

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ASMA AFSARUDDIN Professor of Islamic Studies in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Indiana University, USA.

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'This edited volume is a model collection. Its title identifies clearly its subject matter, political authority in the Islamic world. The chapters focus in varied and useful ways on that obviously pressing subject matter.' - Journal of Shi'a Islamic Studies


Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Islam, the State, and Political Authority
Book Subtitle
Medieval Issues and Modern Concerns
Editors
  • A. Afsaruddin
Series Title
Middle East Today
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Asma Afsaruddin
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-00202-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137002020
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-11655-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-29720-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 255
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