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In sixteen concise chapters on key topics this book provides a rich authoritative and up-to-date introduction to Islamic political thought from the birth of Islam to today presenting essential background and context for understanding contemporary politics in the Islamic world and beyond. Selected from the acclaimed Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought and focusing on the origins development and contemporary importance of Islamic political ideas and related subjects each chapter offers a sophisticated yet accessible introduction to its topic. Written by leading specialists and incorporating the latest scholarship the alphabetically arranged chapters cover the topics of authority the caliphate fundamentalism government jihad knowledge minorities modernity Muhammad pluralism and tolerance the Qur'an revival and reform shari'a (sacred law) traditional political thought 'ulama' (religious scholars) and women. Read separately or together these chapters provide an indispensable resource for students journalists policymakers and anyone else seeking an informed perspective on the complex intersection of Islam and politics. The contributors are Gerhard Bowering Ayesha S. Chaudhry Patricia Crone Roxanne Euben Yohanan Friedmann Paul L. Heck Roy Jackson Wadad Kadi John Kelsay Gudrun Kramer Ebrahim Moosa Armando Salvatore Aram A. Shahin Emad El-Din Shahin Devin J. Stewart SherAli Tareen and Muhammad Qasim Zaman. A new afterword discusses the essays in relation to contemporary political developments.