Liberal Islam: A Source Book

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Oxford University Press, 1998 - Religion - 340 pages
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This book contends that Liberal Islam is not a contradiciton in terms, but rather a thriving tradition more than a century old and undergoing a revival within the last generation. This anthology presents the translated work of 32 Muslims who are concerned with the separation of church and
state, democracy, the condiditon of women, the rights of minorities, freedom of thought, and the future of human progress. The collection will be an important resource for scholars and students of Islam, the Middle East, and international affairs, and will serve the larger purpose of redressing the
imbalance in our perceptions of the Islamic world.

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Charles Kurzman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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