It is often observed that ours is a secular age in which the state must remain separate from and neutral between the demands and expectations of a variety of religious positions. What, if anything, does Islam have to say about such an arrangement and its self-image of neutrality between all religions? In this CIK Talk, Dr. Usaama al-Azami will explore this question through a decolonial lens by reading the latest Western scholarship on religion and secularism through important scholars from the classical Islamic tradition.
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