Frontmatter Contents Preface 1. Introduction: Why Muslims Need a Secular State 2. Islam, the State, and Politics in Historical Perspective 3. Constitutionalism, Human Rights, and Citizenship 4. India: State Secularism and Communal Violence 5. Turkey: Contradictions of Authoritarian Secularism 6. Indonesia: Realities of Diversity and Prospects of Pluralism 7. Conclusion: Negotiating the Future of Shari'a References Index
What should be the place of Shari'a - Islamic religious law - in predominantly Muslim societies of the world? In this book, a Muslim scholar and human rights activist envisions a positive and sustainable role for Shari'a, based on a profound rethinking of the relationship between religion and the secular state in all societies.
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