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Democracy in Islam

by Sayed Khatab

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Islam,
  • Human rights -- Religious aspects -- Islam,
  • Islam and politics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSayed Khatab and Gary D. Bouma.
    SeriesRoutledge studies in political Islam
    ContributionsBouma, Gary D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP190.5.D45 K43 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17549830M
    ISBN 100415425743, 0203960742
    ISBN 109780415425742, 9780203960745
    LC Control Number2006038499

    The book engages the reader in a rich discourse on the challenges of democracy in contemporary Islam. The collection begins with a lead essay by Khaled Abou El Fadl, who argues that democracy, especially a constitutional democracy that protects basic individual rights, is the form of government best suited to promoting a set of social and Released on: Ma   Islam and Democracy. It is election season in America and time to look at one the of the dhimmis‘ favorite myths-the democratization of Islam. Great blood and treasure have been spent in Iraq to bring democracy to Islam. Here is an example of how non-democratic Islam is. Abu Muslim Book , Number

    The book addresses the pressing need for a systematic show of an Islamic politics of human rights and democracy grounded in the Qur'an. The West wonders about Islam and human rights, and its own ability to incorporate Muslim minority communities. Many Muslims also seek to find within Islam support source for democratic governance and human rights. Some of the important readings are: Sayyed Abul A’la Mawdudi, Islamic Law and Constitution, ed. Khurshid Ahmad (Lahore: Islamic Publications, 7th edition, ); Islam, Democracy, the State and the West, a Roundtable discussion with Dr. Hasan Turabi (Tampa, Fla., ); Fatima Mernissi, Islam and Democracy: Fear from the Modern World, tr.

    A living democracy should contain the constitutional and legal means to seriously disagree, yet theocratic states seem especially fearful of such freedom of debate. Examination of this fear is the strength of Fatima Mernissi’s book about the Arab-Islamic world, published shortly after the end of the first Gulf War. In his book, Ghannouchi defines the principles of rule in Islam and considers the establishment of authority and its civilness a matter of consensus in the Islamic sects. He also delves into the legitimacy of the state in Islam and the concepts that Islamic rule is based on as well as the relationship between religion and politics.


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Democracy In Islam (Routledge Studies in Political Islam) by Sayed Khatab (Author)Cited by: the contribution of Islamic legal ideas to European legal philosophy and law. The book addresses the pressing need for a systematic show of an Islamic politics of human rights and democracy grounded in the Qur’an.

The West wonders about Islam and human rights, and its own ability to incorporate Muslim minority communities. Challenging the view of Islamic extremists and critics of Islam, this book explores the very topical issue of Islam’s compatibility with by:   the contribution of Islamic legal ideas to European legal philosophy and law.

The book addresses the pressing need for a systematic show of an Islamic politics of human rights and democracy grounded in the Qur’an.

The West wonders about Islam and human rights, and its own ability to incorporate Muslim minority : Taylor And Francis. The book addresses the pressing need for a systematic show of an Islamic politics of human rights and democracy grounded in the Qur’an.

The West wonders about Islam and human rights, and its own ability to incorporate Muslim minority communities. Abdolkarim Soroush's essays in this book give evidence of an erudite thinker, well read in the Western, Persian, and Islamic philosophic and religious traditions.

He is an Iranian, writing to Iranians, primarily to advocate a middle way between Western secularism and religious fundamentalism, a way to which he refers as religious democracy/5.

Democracy in Islam book Islam and Democracy in Indonesia takes a very valid and informative approach to exploring the possibility of tolerance without the western concept of liberalism. Menchik completed a number of years in Indonesia gathering samples and surveys from Indonesia’s (and the world’s) largest Muslim organizations: Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and Muhammadiya.5/5(2).

An Introduction to Democracy in Islam Aug 0 In Democracy, laws are made and individuals are elected based upon the majority opinion in the vote. The word “democracy” is widely used to refer to just systems of rule in which the leaders are elected and laws are. Democracy is a system that is contrary to Islam, because it gives the power of legislation to the people or to those who represent them (such as members of Parliament).

This book aims to problematize two simplifications of the relationship between women’s rights, Islam, and democracy: first, treating women’s rights as a litmus test of liberal democracy in Muslim societies, and second, the binary opposition which pits secular rights.

Challenging the view of Islamic extremists and critics of Islam, this book explores the very topical issue of Islam'¬"s compatibility with democracy. It examines: principles of Islam's political theory and the notion of democracy therein the notion of democracy in medieval and modern Muslim thought Islam and human rights the contribution of.

Is Islam compatible with democracy. Must fundamentalism win out in the Middle East, or will democracy ever be possible. In this now-classic book, Islamic sociologist Fatima Mernissi explores the ways in which progressive Muslims--defenders of democracy, feminists, and others trying to resist fundamentalism--must use the same sacred texts as Muslims who use them for violent ends, to prove.

For some, that means Islam is incompatible with democracy since it does not allow the free choice of religious practice. Some countries have challenged these perceptions of Islam and democracy. Turkey is often considered an ideal model for balancing Islam and democratic principles.

To call Islam anti-democracy by citing a brief verse non-contextually is odd. Even in democracy, small ruling groups usually make decisions. Majority only decides who rules. Background At the time of Bhutto's death, the manuscript for her last book, to be called Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy and the West, had been received by HarperCollins.

Mark Seigel had helped Bhutto to research to write this book. Seigel said that Bhutto had been troubled by the way that extremists had hijacked the message of by: The Movement and Political Freedom and Democracy?.

In this book he has shown that Islam does not allow any kind of autocracy or monarchy. He also showed that Islam spreads through political freedom. He stated that Islam unlike democracy is a complete code of life, which encompasses many more vital issues of human needs.

A great and insightful book on how Islam and democracy are corelated and how much democracy is needed to flourish as a country.

At a few places I did feel as if I was reading my 10th grade History book, and I probably would've enjoyed it more had I had a deep interest in politics and things alike/5. Since Samuel P. Huntington published his book, Clash of Civilization, there has been an increased focus on the relationship between Islam and democracy.

Huntington argued that the world order in the 20th century has shifted into a clash between the West and the East, specifically between the West and Islam. The result is the best volume currently available on the role of Islam and Muslims in Indonesia's democratic transition. This important book should be required reading for specialists of Indonesia and all those interested in how democracy might be constructed in Muslim-majority countries.

This issue of Islam and democracy is important not just for Muslims, but also for the west. As Esposito argues, democracy in the west is arguably not a model of perfection at the end of history; rather, a re-conceptualization of democracy is viewed as a continuous imperative.

Asef Bayat offers a new approach to examine Islam and democracy arguing how the social struggles of diverse Muslim populations, those with different interests and orientation, render Islam to embrace democratic ideas or authoritarian disposition.Interrogating the work of contemporary theorists of Islamic modernity such as Mohammed Arkoun, Abdul an-Na'im, Fatima Mernissi, Talal Asad, Saba Mahmood and Aziz Al-Azmeh, this book explores the debate on Islam, democracy and modernity, contextualized within contemporary Muslim by: 2.

The book engages the reader in a rich discourse on the challenges of democracy in contemporary Islam. The collection begins with a lead essay by Khaled Abou El Fadl, who argues that democracy, especially a constitutional democracy that protects basic individual rights, is the form of government best suited to promoting a set of social and Price: $