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What Can the Islamic Past Teach Us About Secular Modernity?

Political Theory (Forthcoming)

10 Pages Posted: 3 Feb 2014 Last revised: 17 Jul 2014

Andrew F. March

Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University

Date Written: January 27, 2014

Abstract

Review of Wael Hallaq, The Impossible State: Islam, Politics, and Modernity’s Moral Predicament (Columbia University Press, 2013) and Hussein Ali Agrama, Questioning Secularism: Islam, Sovereignty, and the Rule of Law in Modern Egypt (University of Chicago Press, 2012).

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March, Andrew F., What Can the Islamic Past Teach Us About Secular Modernity? (January 27, 2014). Political Theory (Forthcoming). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2386075

Andrew F. March (Contact Author)

Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University ( email )

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