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Islam and good governance : a political philosophy of Ihsan

Author: M A Muqtedar Khan
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
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This book advances an Islamic political philosophy based on the concept of Ihsan, which means to do beautiful things. The author moves beyond the dominant model of Islamic governance advanced by modern day Islamists. The political philosophy of Ihsan privileges process over structure, deeds over identity, love over law and mercy and forgiveness over retribution. The work invites Muslims to move away from thinking  Read more...
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Khan, M. A. Muqtedar.
Islam and good governance.
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2019
(OCoLC)1090166912
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M A Muqtedar Khan
ISBN: 9781137548320 1137548320 9781349718146 1349718149 9781349718139 1349718130
OCLC Number: 1096185096
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : the quest for a political philosophy of Ihsan --
The loss of Ihsan --
Islam as identity : after a century of Islamic revivalism --
Ihsan : classical and contemporary understanding --
Unveiling Ihsan : from cosmic view to worldview --
Islamic political philosophy : a critical genealogy --
Ihsan and good governance --
Closing thoughts.
Responsibility: M.A. Muqtedar Khan.

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