Thursday, August 30, 2007

Paper Carries Essays On "Islam and State"

Today's Christian Science Monitor carries four interesting essays expressing divergent views on "Islam and State". Author Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im writes an essay titled I Need a Secular State. Harvard professor Jocelyne Cesari's essay is Burqas and Ballots. From Damascus, Danish Institute Director Jorgen S. Nielsen writes The Leery Arab Street. Finally, Bill Warner, director of the Center for the Study of Political Islam, writes an essay titled Political Islam's Ethics.