Revealing and concealing: Islamist discourse on human rights

  title={Revealing and concealing: Islamist discourse on human rights},
  author={R. Carle},
  journal={Human Rights Review},
  • R. Carle
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Human Rights Review
Historically as well as contemporarily, the relationship between religion and democratic pluralism in the Muslim world has been problematic. In the Muslim world, both governments and popular movements are using religious documents (the Qur'an and the hadith) to inspire political and social change. In the process, the fusion of religion and politics that characterizes revivalist Islam has impeded the development of both democracy and religious pluralism. An area of particular concern has been… Expand
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