Abdelwahab El-Affendi is a senior research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, and coordinator of the Centre’s Project on Democracy in the Muslim World. His books include Who Needs an Islamic State? (1991) and Rethinking Islam and Modernity (2001).
Can religion be compatible with liberal democracy? This volumebrings together insights from renowned scholars and world leaders in a provocative discussion of religions' role in the success or failure of democracy.