Reason, freedom, & democracy in Islam [electronic resource] : essential writings of ʻAbdolkarim Soroush / translated, edited, and with a critical introduction by Mahmoud Sadri, Ahmad Sadri.
- New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2000.
1 online resource (257 p.)
- Faith and reason -- Islam.
Liberty -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islam and state.
- Electronic books.
- Abdolkarim Soroush is one of the leading moderate revisionist thinkers of the Muslim world. These essays set forth Soroush's views on such matters as the freedom of the Muslim believe to interpret the Qur'an, the inevitability of change in religion, the necessity of freedom of belief, and the compatibility of Islam with democracy.
- Contents; Introduction; 1 Intellectual Autobiography: An Interview; 2 Islamic Revival and Reform: Theological Approaches; 3 Life and Virtue: The Relationship between Socioeconomic Development and Ethics; 4 The Sense and Essence of Secularism; 5 Doctrine and Justification; 6 Reason and Freedom; 7 The Ethics of the Gods; 8 The Idea of Democratic Religious Government; 9 Tolerance and Governance: A Discourse on Religion and Democracy; 10 The Three Cultures; 11 What the University Expects from the Hawzeh; 12 Let Us Learn from History; Notes; Selected References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J
KL; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
- Translated from Persian.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-229) and index.
- Sadri, Mahmoud.
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