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Stanford University

Stanford, CA

May 2019

Stanford Book Talk: Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought

May 24, 2019 @ 11:30 - 13:00
Stanford University Stanford, CA

Book talk for Caliphate of Man: Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought by Andrew March (University of Massachusetts Amherst). Comments by Mohammad Fadel (University of Toronto Faculty of Law). Modern Islamic political thought is quintessentially characterized by the commitment to divine sovereignty in politics and legislation. But, even in the most theocratic of Islamist thinkers there are explicit commitments to a kind of popular political agency and responsibility. What are the origins in modern Islamist thought of the commitment to popular…

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