Religion and state the Muslim approach to politics

PART ONE: THE HERITAGE: Setting the stage: Islam and Muslims -- Islam, Judaism, and Christianity in comparative perspective: an overview -- Muslim "church government" -- The historical bases of traditional Muslim and Christian political theory -- Unity and community -- The roots of politic...

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Main Author: Brown, Leon Carl 1928-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY [u.a.] Columbia Univ. Press 2000
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Islam / State / Rule / Politics
Further subjects:B Islamic countries / Politics and government
B Islam and politics / Islamic countries
B Islam and state / Islamic countries
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Summary:PART ONE: THE HERITAGE: Setting the stage: Islam and Muslims -- Islam, Judaism, and Christianity in comparative perspective: an overview -- Muslim "church government" -- The historical bases of traditional Muslim and Christian political theory -- Unity and community -- The roots of political pessimism -- Muslim attitudes toward the state: an impressionistic sketch -- PART TWO: CONVULSIONS OF MODERN TIMES: Islam and politics in modern times: the great transformation -- Meeting the Western challenge: the early establishment response -- The early antiestablishment response to the Western challenge -- From World War I to the 1960s: the years of muted Islamist politics -- The return of Islam? -- The radical Muslim discourse -- Al-Banna, Mawdudi, and Qutb -- Khomeini and the Shi'ite Islam -- Conclusion -- Islam and politics past and present: a bibliographical essay
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-236) and index.
ISBN:0231120397