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9 edition of Islam in contemporary Egypt found in the catalog.

Islam in contemporary Egypt

civil society vs. the state

by Denis Joseph Sullivan

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Published by L. Rienner in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Islam -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Islam and state -- Egypt -- 20th century.,
    • Islam and politics -- Egypt -- 20th century.,
    • Islam -- Social aspects -- Egypt -- 20th century.,
    • Egypt -- Politics and government -- 1981-,
    • Egypt -- Social conditions -- 1952-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-150) and index.

      StatementDenis J. Sullivan, Sana Abed-Kotob.
      ContributionsAbed-Kotob, Sana.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBP64.E3 S85 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 159 p. ;
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL380581M
      ISBN 101555874487, 1555878296
      LC Control Number98042797

      We have already seen that Islam states that the apostate must be killed, but in order to understand the meaning of "There is no compulsion in faith," refer to the answers of the contemporary and former scholars of Islam. The Sheikh Muhammad Mutawilli al-Sha'rawi. He is one of the most famous contemporary scholars in Egypt. The purpose of this book is to discuss the numerous movements within Islam in contemporary Egypt and their role in society. This book also addresses the conflict between the state and society that these movements wish to govern and to control. To approach these subjects, it is imperative to analyze both contemporary politics as well as Islam.

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