Pioneers of Islamic Revival (Studies in Islamic Society Series) / Edition 2

Pioneers of Islamic Revival (Studies in Islamic Society Series) / Edition 2

by Ali Rahnema
     
 

Pioneers of Islamic Revival examines the political environments, lives and works of those diverse nineteenth- and twentieth-century Muslim thinkers who believed that Islam was capable of providing practical solutions to the problems of the modern world. It provides a balanced account of their contribution to contemporary revolutionary Islam and to political… See more details below

Overview

Pioneers of Islamic Revival examines the political environments, lives and works of those diverse nineteenth- and twentieth-century Muslim thinkers who believed that Islam was capable of providing practical solutions to the problems of the modern world. It provides a balanced account of their contribution to contemporary revolutionary Islam and to political developments in countries from Morocco to Indonesia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842776155
Publisher:
Zed Books
Publication date:
03/03/2006
Series:
Studies in Islamic Society Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to 2nd edition : contextualizing the pioneers of Islamic revival
1Introduction to first edition1
2Sayyid Jamal al-Din 'al-Afghani'11
3Muhammad Abduh : pioneer of Islamic reform30
4Khomeini's search for perfection : theory and reality64
5Mawdudi and the Jama'at-i Islami : the origins, theory and practice of Islamic revivalism98
6Hasan al-Banna (1906-1949)125
7Sayyid Qutb : the political vision154
8Musa al-Sadr184
9Ali Shariati : teacher, preacher, rebel208
10Muhammad Baqer as-Sadr251

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