Government and politics in Islam

by Tareq Y. Ismael

Publisher: St. Martin"s Press in New York

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StatementTareq Y. Ismael and Jacqueline S. Ismael.
ContributionsIsmael, Jacqueline S.
LC ClassificationsBP63.A4 N42438 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 177 p. ;
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3022051M
ISBN 100312341261
LC Control Number85002263

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Of Islam; the law for Muslims. But the question is how far this law can be transformed into legislation for running a political government. Government and politics in Islam book top of that, many other issues get involved in it. For instance, if a Muslim country has a right to dictate its lawFile Size: KB.

Ranging widely across issues and regions, Islam and Politics provides an unerring guide to Islamism and the impact of globalisation from above and protest from below. The analysis is always illuminating, the writing accessible and balanced.

James Piscatori, Professor of International Relations, Durham University, by: Islam (Ĭsläm´, Ĭs´läm), [Arab.,=submission to God], world religion founded by the Prophet d in the 7th cent., Islam is the youngest of the three monotheistic world religions (with Judaism and Christianity).

An adherent to Islam is a Muslim [Arab.,=one who submits]. In his Government and politics in Islam book book “Islam and the Foundations of Government” (Al-Islam wa Usul al-Hukm) Shaykh Ali Abd al-Raziq 2 () sought to justify the separation of religion and political authority on the basis of religious evidences.

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Ismael and Jacqueline S. Ismael. More information. Every area of human existence comes under the authority of Islam. Consequently, there is no separation between religion and politics in Islam. The close connection between the two was established in the earliest days of the faith, when the Prophet Muhammad was considered to be both a religious guide and a political leader.

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Islamic political thought deals not only with matters of government, politics, and the state, but also addresses questions of acceptable behavior and ethics of both the ruler and the ruled before God.

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