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    A History of Atheism in Britain: From Hobbes to RusselI. [REVIEW]Shabbir Akhtar - 1991 - International Studies in Philosophy 23 (1):100-101.
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    Religious messages and cultural myths.Shabbir Akhtar - 1986 - Sophia 25 (3):32-40.
  3. Islam as Political Religion: The Future of an Imperial Faith.Shabbir Akhtar - 2010 - Routledge.
    This comprehensive survey of contemporary Islam provides a philosophical and theological approach to the issues faced by Muslims and the question of global secularisation. Engaging with critics of modern Islam, Shabbir Akhtar sets out an agenda of what his religion is and could be as a political entity. Exploring the views and arguments of philosophical, religious and political thinkers, the author covers a raft of issues faced by Muslims in an increasingly secular society. Chapters are devoted to the Qurâean and (...)
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    The Light in the Enlightenment: Christianity and the Secular Heritage.Shabbir Akhtar - 1990 - Grey Seal.
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    The possibility of a philosophy of Islam.Shabbir Akhtar - 1996 - In Seyyed Hossein Nasr & Oliver Leaman (eds.), History of Islamic Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 2--1162.
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  6. The Quran and the Secular Mind: A Philosophy of Islam.Shabbir Akhtar - 2007 - Routledge.
    This book is concerned with the rationality and plausibility of the Muslim faith and the Quran, and in particular how they can be interogated and understood through western analytical philosophy. It is also explores how Islam can successfully engage with the challenges posed by secular thinking. The Quran and the Secular Mind will be of interest to students and scholars of Islamic philosophy, philosophy of religion, Middle East studies, and political Islam.
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    Is there an epistemic parity between faith and rejection?Shabbir Akhtar - 1988 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 26 (3):293-305.
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    Is There an Epistemic Parity Between Faith and Rejection?Shabbir Akhtar - 1988 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 26 (3):293-305.
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    The Dialogue of Islam and the World Faiths.Shabbir Akhtar - 2003 - In Peter Koslowski (ed.), Philosophy Bridging the World Religions. Kluwer Academic. pp. 21--37.
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    Reading the Rival’s Scripture in Open Societies: Christians Encountering the Qur’an.Shabbir Akhtar - 2021 - In Mohammed Hashas (ed.), Pluralism in Islamic Contexts - Ethics, Politics and Modern Challenges. Springer Verlag. pp. 129-146.
    Given the civic needs of open Western societies which respect pluralism, democracy and human rights, how should Christians read the Qur’an? I examine four major methods or ways on how Christians do read the Qur’an, and demonstrate that all are inappropriate to the needs of our modern secular democracies. These are often allied to approaches that use the mask of revisionist scholarship to conceal malice and irrational hatred of Islamic values. First, major Christian methods that approach Islam, the Qur’an, and (...)
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