Freedom of thought and Islam by Khan, Shafique Ali

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Published by Royal Book Co. in Karachi, Pakistan .

Written in English

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  • Religious tolerance -- Islam.,
  • Islam -- Doctrines.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 352-360) and index.

Book details

StatementShafique Ali Khan.
LC ClassificationsBP173.65 .K48 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 368 p. ;
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1838208M
ISBN 109694070988
LC Control Number89933753

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Article Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion. Pondering in the above evidences shows that the popular interpretation of Islam has considerable evidences in denying the freedom of thought and religion in the holy book and the tradition.

The critical analysis of these evidences will come in the fourth chapter. Section Three: Freedom of religion and thought as a merit.

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Part two. Section Four: Another interpretation of freedom of thought and religion in Islam. In this section we are to first present the religious proof of the freedom of religion and thought in religion and second critic the mentioned evidence of the deniers of the freedom of religion and thought.

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Albeit, by reflecting on the earlier discussions, the perspective of Islam on the freedom of belief as well as the freedom of expression is clear, since there are more emphasis these days in the political literatures of our country on the topic of freedom of belief and after that freedom of expression and press freedom, we will examine these two topics separately.

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