Islamic Political Theory (Legislation): Volume 1

The first of two volumes of the renowned and comprehensive text on Islamic political theory by Ayatullah Misbah Yazdi, dealing with the importance of recognizing Islam as the basis of any just political theory, methods of implementing such a theory by the government, and comparing and contrasting this Islamic system with the system predominant in most Western ans secular nations.

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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction
  3. Session 1: The Most Important Questions in the Realm of Islamic Policy
  4. Session 2: Importance and Exigency of Discussing Islamic Political Theory
  5. Session 3: Station of Politics in Religion (Part 1)
  6. Session 4: Station of Politics in Religion (Part 2)
  7. Session 5: Freedom in Islam (Part 1)
  8. Session 6: Freedom in Islam (Part 2)
  9. Session 7: Freedom, Its Limits and Boundaries
  10. Session 8: An Elucidation of the Structure and Form of Government
  11. Session 9: An Examination of the Status of Laws in the Religious System
  12. Session 10: Law and the Difference in Outlook and Origin
  13. Session 11: Criterion of Credibility of Law
  14. Session 12: The Different Views of Islam and the West on Values
  15. Session 13: Fundamental Difference in the Approach to Law between Islam and the West
  16. Session 14: The West’s Materialistic Approach to Law
  17. Session 15: The Islamic Government, Challenges and Cultural Plots
  18. Session 16: Difference between Divine and Atheistic Culture in the Realm of Law and Freedom
  19. Session 17: Relationship between Religious Legislative Lordship (rububiyyat-e tashri‘i), and Sovereignty and Legislation
  20. Session 18: Requisites of Legislation and Its Station in Islam
  21. Session 19: Distinctive Feature of Islam in the Realm of Politics and Government
  22. Session 20: A New Perspective on the Station of Law and Government
  23. Session 21: Islam and Democracy (Part 1)
  24. Session 22: Islam and Democracy (Part 2)
  25. Session 23: An Examination of the Essence of Unity in Humanity and the Citizenship of Citizens