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Published: 19 August 2011

360 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780199838585

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Islam and Liberal Citizenship

The Search for an Overlapping Consensus

Andrew F. March

  • Winner of the American Academy of Religion's Constructive-Reflective Studies Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion
  • ''In his work, Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus, Andrew March has provided a rare, much needed, rigorous, and admirable foray into a subject on which there has been much discussion, but not much of it very good. March is ideally suited to the task of discussing the compatibility of Islam with the demands of political liberalism, as an Oxford trained political scientist who has devoted years of his life to the study of that vast body of norms and rules derived from Muslim sacred texts known as the shari'a. There are few who are able to discuss Islam, or political liberalism for that matter, as thoroughly as March, and all of us interested in the subject should be grateful for the contribution he has provided.'' --Journal of Law and Religion