June 4, 2008 11:31 Age: 6 yrs

An-Na'im Lectures on the Notion of the Islamic State

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im

Emory Law Professor Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im argued against the notion of the Islamic state during his lecture “Imagining and Realizing Progressive Islam: A Framework and Call to Action,” held at Ohio University, Tuesday, June 3.

An article about the lecture, featured in The Athens Messenger, is available here.

An-Na’im and his recent book, Islam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari’a, also were discussed in a recent U.S. News and World Report article, “Why Islamic State Would Be Bad for Muslims.” To read that article in its entirety, visit the U.S News and World Report Web site here.

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