/ 2014

The Caliphate, Sharia and the Search for an Islamic Political Theology: A Contemporary Perspective

Nevin Reda
by Dr. Nevin Reda

Dr. Nevin Reda is an assistant professor of Muslim Studies at Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto. Her main research area is the Qur’an, often in relation to Islamic law, the Bible or women. She is also a participant in the Sharia debates in Canada and in Egypt and has publications in both English and Arabic on the topic. Below is the presentation and the video recording of Dr. Reda discussing a Qur’an-based theology of democracy, showing some of the quandaries associated with political ideologies that call for the application of a Sharia-based caliphate today.

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