Some theorists sustain the hypothesis that the question concerning the compatibility of Islam and democracy is not that different from the accommodation of pluralism as such. From this perspective, Islam is just one of many comprehensive doctrines, to use John Rawls’ famous term in Political (1993), present in society and whose truth-claims all in one way or another risk to endanger the flourishing of democratic life. Under such conditions of persisting pluralism, the relevant question is therefore the following: Which is the political design that makes despite contradicting truth claims society possible?
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