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Questioning secularism : Islam, sovereignty, and the rule of law in modern Egypt / Hussein Ali Agrama.

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Author/Creator:
Agrama, Hussein Ali, author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Copyright date:
2012
Publication:
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Copyright notice:
©2012
Format:
  • Book
  • xiii, 281 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: A secular or a religious state?
  • The legalization of hisba in the case of Nasr Abu Zayd
  • The indeterminacies of secular power : sovereignty, public order, and family
  • A paradox of Islamic authority in modern Egypt
  • Law's suspicion
  • What is a fatwa? : authority, tradition, and the care of self
  • Islamist lawyers in the Egyptian emergency state : a different language of justice?
  • Epilogue.
Series:
Chicago studies in practices of meaning.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780226010687
0226010686
9780226010694
0226010694

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