6 Pages Posted: 15 Jun 2017
Date Written: May 25, 2017
This paper draws parallelism between the Originalist method in interpreting the US Constitution and the tools of analogy and consensus used to deduce rules in Charia Law. It calls for the reform of religious discourse in Egypt by criticizing the basis of the aformentioned tools, which is a vision of the world that has deep nostalgia for the Past.
Keywords: American Constitution, Originalism, Sharia Law
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Elkahwagy, Ahmed, The Sacred Text between the American Constitution and the Religious Discourse in Egypt (May 25, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2974296