Public Freedoms In The Islamic State

byRached GhannouchiTranslated byDavid L. Johnston

February 22, 2022|
Public Freedoms In The Islamic State by Rached Ghannouchi
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Available now for the first time in English, the most important work of one of the great moderate political leaders of the Muslim world

Rached Ghannouchi has long been known as a reformist or moderate Islamist thinker. In Public Freedoms in the Islamic State, his most influential book, he argues that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights—in its broad outlines—should be widely accepted by Muslims under the correct interpretation of Islamic law and theology. Under his theory of the purposes of Shari‘a, justice and human welfare are not exclusive to Islamic governance, and the objectives of Islamic law can be advanced in multiple ways. Appearing in English translation here for the first time, this book is a major statement by one of the most important political theorists in the modern Middle East.
Rached Ghannouchi is cofounder, intellectual leader, and current head of the Ennahda Party, the largest political party in Tunisia. In 2016, under Ghannouchi’s direction, Ennahda separated itself from Islamism and divided its political activities from its religious ones. David L. Johnston is visiting scholar in the Near Eastern L...
Title:Public Freedoms In The Islamic State
Product dimensions:576 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:576 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 0.98 in
Published:February 22, 2022
Publisher:Yale University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780300211528

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