Works Discussed in this Essay:

        Readings in Islamic Political Philosophy: Vol I: Liberty. By Afzalur Rahman, Seerah Foundation, London, 1987. 326pp. £8.95 (paper)  

        The Final Imperative: An Islamic Theology of Liberation. By Shabbir Akhtar. Bellew Publishing Company Ltd, 7 Southampton Place, London, WC1A 2DR, 1991. Pp 117. £9.95. ISBN 0 947792 93 7.  

        The Ethics of World Religions and Human Rights (Concilium, 1990/2). Ed by Hans Küng & Jürgen Moltman. SCM Press, 26-30 Tottenham Road, London N1 4BZ, 1990. Pp 139. £ 7.95.  

        Human Rights Source Book. Ed by Albert P Blaustein, Roger S Clark, Jay A Sigler. Paragon House Publishers, 90 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10011, 1987. Pp 970. ISBN 0 88702 202 2.