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Published: 15 January 2015

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780199391172

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Religious Secularity

A Theological Challenge to the Islamic State

Naser Ghobadzadeh

Religion and Global Politics

  • The book will also be used as a recommended text for an undergraduate course on reformist Islam (150-160 students, unit offered each year) which the author co-teaches at the University of Sydney.
  • Develops the new concept of "religious secularity"
  • Uses untapped Persian-language sources
  • Offers a new reading of Shiite political theology, which is much less often discussed than Sunni political theology