Publisher’s description summary Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) was an influential Egyptian ideologue credited with establishing the theoretical basis for radical Islamism in the post colonial Sunni Muslim world. Lacking a pure[…]
Publisher’s description Haroro J. Ingram journeys through over a century of history, from the Islamist modernists of the late-1800s into the 21st century, in the first full length examination of[…]
The Muslim Brotherhood (al-Ikhwān al-Muslimūn) is normally viewed as a radical organization known for resorting to violent jihad and fundamentalist means, a sentiment based on episodes of its history when[…]
Publisher’s description The Muslim Brotherhood is one of the most influential Islamist organisations today. Based in Egypt, its network includes branches in many countries of the Near and Middle East.[…]
This book explores in detail the origins and implications of “Islamic Ignorance”, a concept that was key to Sayyid Qutb’s narrative and understanding of his contemporary political circumstances. The author[…]
This is an invaluable collection dealing with the foremost intellectual developments of Islamic thought in the 19th and 20th century and is a must read for anyone wanting to learn about them.
This valuable work sets out clearly how Jihadist ideology developed from the early writings of Sayyid Qutb and discusses the role and importance of a range of Islamic ideas and terminology.
This reader is an excellent source of material on Sayyid Qutb and his ideas, and is a must read for anyone seeking to learn more about the intellectual origins of today’s Islamist movements.