Islam and Liberty

Author: William Coley[1] “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the…

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“Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism” by Dr. Benedikt Koehler

Date : 25th February 2016 (Thursday) Time    : 03:00pm – 05:00pm Venue    : IAIS Malaysia Jointly organised by IAIS Malaysia, IDEAS and Istanbul Network Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism proposes a strikingly original thesis; that capitalism first emerged in Arabia, not in late medieval Italian city states as is commonly assumed. Early Islam…

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How to Relate Society with State: Explicating the Experiences of Islamization in Pakistan – Raza Ullah

By Raza Ullah This study contests the concept of Islamic state and Islamization in Muslim societies particularly Pakistan as a case. It overviews different sources and discusses Islamization in Pakistan; which initiates in 1949 with Objectives Resolution and onward inclusion of Islamic provisions in the 1973 constitution and  General Zia’s formal Islamization of constitution and society…

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