The Post-Legal Ethics of Tariq Ramadan: Persuasion and Performance in 'Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation' (A Review Essay)
Middle East Law and Governance, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 253-273, 2010
21 Pages Posted: 15 Mar 2010 Last revised: 6 May 2012
Date Written: March 9, 2010
In this review I discuss what is new in Tariq Ramadan's most recent major book, and address the question of how we should read his works as exercises in persuasion, as much as argumentation, which make subtle tactical choices in when to challenge orthodox sensibilities, and when to leave those challenges implicit.
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