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A religion, not a state

Souad Tagelsir Ali

A religion, not a state

Ali Abd al-Raziq"s Islamic justification of political secularism

by Souad Tagelsir Ali

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Published by University of Utah Press in Salt Lake City, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • ʻAbd al-Rāziq, ʻAlī, -- 1888-1966 -- Political and social views,
  • Islam and politics,
  • Islam and secularism,
  • Caliphate

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSouad Tagelsir Ali.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP173.7 .A4966 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23621665M
    ISBN 109780874809510
    LC Control Number2009022891
    OCLC/WorldCa398488654


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