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Author Shah-Kazemi, Reza, author.

Title The spirit of tolerance in Islam / Reza Shah-Kazemi.

Publication Info. London : I.B. Tauris in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2012.
Imprint London : I.B. Tauris in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2012.
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Description vi, 165 pages ; 22 cm.
Series The Institute of Ismaili Studies, occasional papers ; 4
Occasional papers (Institute of Ismaili Studies) ; 4.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-165).
Contents Introduction : the trajectory of tolerance -- A glance at the historical record -- The spirit of tolerance -- Epilogue.
Summary "In 1932, the eminent British scholar of Islam, Sir Hamilton Gibb, wrote: "The nobility and broad tolerance of this religion [Islam], which accepted all the real religions of the world as God-inspired, will always be a glorious heritage for mankind. No other society has such a record of success in uniting, in an equality of status, of opportunity, and of endeavor, so many and so various races of humanity." (Whither Islam?). Such scholarly objectivity towards the tolerance which has historically characterized the Islamic tradition as a whole is in short supply these days."
Subject Religious tolerance -- Islam.
Toleration -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
ISBN 9781780761312 (pbk.)
1780761317 (pbk.)
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