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Pakistan, Islam and Modernity

Journal of History and Social Sciences

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Title Pakistan, Islam and Modernity
 
Creator Khalid, Tanweer
Anjum, Azra
 
Description Pakistan has been striving since its inception for an Islamic identity established on modernity, progress and compatibility. Despite the various stages of constitutional development, policy planning, power sharing and law making in its political history the lines between modernity and Islam have not been clearly drawn and protracted battles between traditionalists and modernists continue in Pakistan’s political scene. The younger generations are estranged from true Islamic values and culture because of the in clarity of understanding between Modernity and Islam, State or Islamic polity. The need to profess concepts of humanism, justice for all, shunning of absolutism of demi-gods, reinstating of good in place of evils upholding equality and liberty for all, together with faith in Allah and His commands, is what needs to be implemented as objectives of the State.
 
Publisher Department of History, University of Karachi
 
Date 2019-12-14
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
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Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://jhss-uok.com/index.php/JHSS/article/view/11
 
Source Journal of History and Social Sciences; Vol. 1 No. 2 (2010); 33-43
2221-6804
2305-0187
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://jhss-uok.com/index.php/JHSS/article/view/11/11
 
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