Egypt Institute Journal (Vol. 2 – Issue 6) / studies

Intellectual Readings: The Impossible Secular State

April 2017


The study addresses the main options before Arab secularists today: either to understand that the Islamic religion is the key to the Arab personality, accept the “Sharia state”, that is, a democratic state with Islamic legislative reference, or accept a democratic state that has no predetermined Islamist or secularist authority, leaving people to decide.

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