The 'Ulama in Contemporary Pakistan

Contesting and Cultivating an Islamic Republic

This book studies how contemporary clerics engage with the historically first and currently most populated Islamic nation-state: Pakistan. Les mer
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This book studies how contemporary clerics engage with the historically first and currently most populated Islamic nation-state: Pakistan.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. The clerics and the council: contesting religious authority; 2. Sovereignty between God and the state: debating Muhammad's honor and blasphemy; 3. Questioning state identity and legitimacy: a case for religiously mandated insurrection; 4. Seeking security: Shi'a 'Ulama and state formation; 5. Minority aspirations and teh state: Shi'a political theology.

Om forfatteren

Mashal Saif is an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Clemson University, South Carolina.