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Mohammad Hashim Kamali
Dr. Mohammad H. Kamali is a former Professor of Law at the International Islamic University of Malaysia, where he taught Islamic law from 1985-2004 and served as Dean of the Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC) from 2004-2006. Dr. Kamali is also the founding CEO and Chairman of the International Institute for Advanced Islamic studies (IAIS). Dr. Kamali holds degrees from both Kabul University and the University of London. He has published 20 books and over 140 academic articles including, but not limited to: Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence; The Dignity of Man: And Islamic Perspective; Freedom, Equality and Justice in Islam; Fairness in Islam; Shari’ah Law: An Introduction. ...
"The term ‘pluralism’ is used very frequently these days, and like many words so freely and often employed it tends to become a cliché, which is why I have attempted in this article to divide and discuss pluralism into several varieties. This approach also implies that discussing pluralism as a composite whole, or discussing only one aspect of it in isolation from its other applications, tends to invite ambiguity."