ALI 'Abd al-Rziq


ALI 'Abd al-Rziq
(1888-1935)
   Egyptian religious REFORMER and author of Islam and the Principles of Government. He argued that MUHAMMAD'S teachings were purely religious and could find expression in a SECULAR State. His work was condemned by other MUSLIMS as heretical for its separation of CHURCH and State.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.


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