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Journal of Islamic Studies and Thought for Specialized Research

About the Journal :

Journal of Islamic studies and thought for specialized research, a magazine working in the field of intellectual reform and knowledge, as one of the pillars of the project of contemporary Islamic civilization.

The magazine seeks to be a port for scientists, thinkers, researchers and intellectuals to work hard to reform the Islamic thought and methodology at the nation level, exceeding the boundaries of language and region, to serve humanity as a whole in order to achieve the greater goal of promoting the levels of human thought at the global level.

The Journal of Islamic Studies and Thought for Specialized Research aims at providing high-quality scientific research in order to provide an excellent scientific material. It is useful for researchers, intellectuals and specialists to form a scientific reference in the process of achieving our vision. The magazine undertakes to communicate with researchers and writers from different walks of life to promote their research and articles. Including the scientific movement and intellectual efforts in the field of reform and promotion of the system of human thought.



The influence of the religious factor inside Libya on the process of democratic transformation

The complexity of the relationship between religion and politics was of prominence especially after the witness of revolutions and uprisings in the Arab world, including Libyan society. These changes brought about a number of issues in the relationship between religion and politics which will cast a shadow on the construction of a new state and its institutions. Consequently, the problem of the study revolves on a major question: What is the impact of democratization on Libya?

The study takes its importance from being an exploratory study that aims to observe the phenomenon of democratization, and define its parameters related to the impact of the religious factor on democratization in Libya, and its tools at the regional and international levels. It is also explanatory in nature since it describes the relationship between explicit variables, its development, or, to be more specific, the nature of the political elite and the varied tools used to accomplish the State Goals. It is evaluative too, as it seeks to assess the variables of the relationship in order to realize an effective role of the state policy. The current study intends to identify the religious dimension in the political life in Libya, and delineate the relationship between religion and state in the aftermath of February Revolution. The researcher follows the analytical, and descriptive approach to analyze and describe the influence of the religious factor on the democratization in Libya, leading to the most essential outcomes that this study is important especially after the outbreak of February Revolution which undermined the regime of Qadhafi. Such changes in Libya imposed a new array of variables and forces that plays a significant role in society in general, and in the formation of relationship between state and religion in particular. In the wake of the revolution, the formation of Islamic groups following ideological trends and  specific visions pertaining to life, politics and Islam started.

Keywords:Impact- The religious factor – The Libyan interior situation – The process of democratic transformation