Freedom, Modernity, and Islam: Toward a Creative Synthesis
Richard Khuri argues that current theories do not explain the global resurgence of fundamental religion and that without a new analysis of the idea of freedom, genuine liberty will not be attained in the Arab-Muslim world.
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The Assault on Freedom
The Future of a New Illusion
The Fate of Freedom under the Rule of Reason
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