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Muslim reformer's 'heresy': The Islamic state is a dead end: From Nigeria to Indonesia, Sudanese law professor spreads ideas of a secular state and human rights.

Date: April 2, 2008
Author: Jane Lampman
QUOTE: "My motivation is in fact about being an honest, true-to-myself Muslim, rather than someone complying with state dictates," says Mr. Naim, a professor of law at Emory University in Atlanta since 1999. "I need the state to be neutral about religious doctrine so that I can be the Muslim I choose to be."

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