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A theory of religious democracy

Hamid Hadji Haidar

A theory of religious democracy

a proceduralist account of Shiʻa Islamic democracy for modern Shiʻa society

by Hamid Hadji Haidar

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Published by ICAS Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Islam.,
  • Islam and state.,
  • Shīʻah -- Doctrines.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHamid Hadji Haidar.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP190.5.D45 H35 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p. ;
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21245882M
    ISBN 101904063187
    OCLC/WorldCa83606924

    In theory too, as Poul Weber has noted, “there is no reason why a theocracy and a democratic form of government are incompatible–vox populi, vox dei (“the voice of the people is the voice of God”), a combination that seems possible and rational for Peter Schmid to conclude that “because Islam is compatible with both secularism and democracy, a religious democracy is in Iran’s future. - Buy From Political Theory to Political Theology: Religious Challenges and the Prospects of Democracy (Continuum Resources in Religion and Political Culture) book online at best prices in India on Read From Political Theory to Political Theology: Religious Challenges and the Prospects of Democracy (Continuum Resources in Religion and Political Culture) book reviews Format: Paperback.

    Democracy - Democracy - The theory of democracy: In a funeral oration in bce for those who had fallen in the Peloponnesian War, the Athenian leader Pericles described democratic Athens as “the school of Hellas.”. Democracy and Religion Debates about the viability of pairing democracy with religion have been rampant since the so-called Enlightenment in Europe, vaguely traced to movements that opposed the idea of the divine right of kings and the power of the Catholic Church.

    A collection of essays on religion and democracy which discusses the questions that characterize these debates at the points of their intersection within political theory, political theology and the philosophy of religion, and considers both the challenges and the prospects of this new era which, following Habermas, one may call post-secular. Democratic Theory until recently had relatively little to say about the role of religion in democracy. By and large, the doctrine of political liberalism was considered normatively superior in accommodating religion and religious differences in a democratic society.


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People in different societies see the world differently and have strikingly different values. In some countries, 95 percent of the people say that God is very important in their lives; in others, as few as 3 percent say by: 1. Get this from a library.

A theory of religious democracy: a proceduralist account of Shiʻa Islamic democracy for modern Shiʻa society. [Hamid Hadji Haidar].

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with Andreas Kalyvas), Special Issue on Carl Schmitt, Cardozo Law Review, vol. Religious democracy is a form of government where the values of a particular religion affect laws and rules. The term applies to all countries in which religion is incorporated into the form of government. Democracies are characterized as secular or religious.

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