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March, Andrew F.

The Caliphate of Man

Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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    Publication Date:
    2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    To be published:
    September 2019
    ISBN
    978-0-674-24273-9
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    Islamist thinkers used to debate the doctrine of the caliphate of man, which holds that God is sovereign but has appointed the multitude of believers as His vicegerent. Andrew March argues that the doctrine underpins a democratic vision of popular rule over governments and clerics. But is this an ideal regime destined to survive only in theory?

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    272 pages
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Language:
    English

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