By Farhan Mujahid Chak

This ebook explores the ideological competition that is fuelling political instability in Muslim polities, discussing this relating to Pakistan. It argues that the vital challenge for Muslim polities is the way to reconcile modernity and culture. It discusses present scholarship at the topic, outlines how Muslim political concept and political tradition have built through the years, after which relates all this to Pakistan’s political evolution, current political tradition, and growing to be instability. The ebook concludes that traditionalist and secularist techniques to reconciling modernity and culture haven't succeeded, and feature in truth resulted in instability, and revivalist method is likely to succeed.

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