Islam without extremes a Muslim case for liberty by Mustafa Akyol

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Islamic countries,
  • Liberalism,
  • Islam and state,
  • Secularism,
  • Liberty,
  • Islam

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMustafa Akyol
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP173.6 .A4297 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24839811M
ISBN 109780393070866
LC Control Number2011014936

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