Ala Hamoudi on Hirschl's "Constitutional Theocracy"
Haider Ala Hamoudi (University of Pittsburgh - School of Law) has posted Book Review: Constitutional Theocracy by Ran Hirschl (Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:
When I was a child, the chant I always associated with Islamism was the Quran is our constitution. Gradually it has been replaced, however, with the mantra of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Islam is the solution. These simplistic tropes seem similar, but the difference between them is significant. In many ways, this distinction lies at the heart of the considerable contribution that Ran Hirschl has made in his fine work, Constitutional Theocracy, to the understanding of constitutional governance in societies where there is a substantial legal and formal recognition of religion. However, this... [via Legal Theory Blog]