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Religion and political structures

Muhammad Salim Awwa

Religion and political structures

an Islamic viewpoint

by Muhammad Salim Awwa

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Published by CSIC in Birmingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam and politics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMohamed Selim El-Awa ; [translated by Carol Bebawi].
    SeriesOccasional paper / Centre for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations -- no.3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18823945M


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