The Clash of Civilizations WITHIN Islam: The Struggle over the Qur’an between Muslim Democrats and Theocrats

Editor’s note: Joseph N. Kickasola, PhD, is professor of International policy at Regent University (VA), with a joint appointment in the schools of Law, Government, and Divinity. A version of this 38-page paper on the clash within Islam, especially its political and hermeneutical typologies on the Koran, was delivered in an April 5-6, 2006 conference sponsored by The Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College titled, “Mr. Jefferson Goes to the Middle East: Democracy’s Prospects in the Arab World.”

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Joseph N. Kickasola

Joseph N. Kickasola

Joseph N. Kickasola, PhD, is professor of International policy at Regent University (VA), with a joint appointment in the schools of GOV, LAW, and DIV. For details on the clash within Islam, esp. its political and hermeneutical typologies on the Koran, see his 38-page paper delivered in April 2006 to an Islamic conference of The Center for Vision & Values, Grove City College (PA), posted at VisionandValues.org. Dr. Kickasola may be contacted at [email protected]

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