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From secularism to Jihad [electronic resource] : Sayyid Qutb and the foundations of radical Islamism / Adnan A. Musallam.

By: Musallam, Adnan.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 261 p.).ISBN: 9780313049408 (electronic bk.); 0313049408 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Qu�tb, Sayyid, 1906-1966 | Islamic fundamentalism -- Egypt | Muslim scholars -- Egypt -- Biography | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Political | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Ideologies -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: From secularism to Jihad.DDC classification: 320.5/57/092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Intellectual, political and socio-economic transformations in egypt, 1919-1952 -- Qutb's childhood and the emergence of a poet and a critic, 1906 -- 1938 -- Emergence of the student of the Qur�an and early changes, 1939-1947 -- The alienation of Sayyid Qutb, 1939-1947 -- In search of social justice : the emergence of an independent Islamic ideologue, 1947-1948 -- Qutb's experiences and impressions in America, 1948-1950 and his return, 1950-1952 -- Emergence of a radical Islamist, 1952-1964 -- Martyrdom, posthumous impact and global Jihad.
Summary: The modern political idea of jihad--a violent struggle against corrupt or anti-Islamic regimes--is essentially the brainchild of one man who turned traditional Islamic precepts inside out and created the modern radical political Islamist movement. Using the evolution of Sayyid Qutb's life and writings, Musallam traces and analyzes Qutb's alienation and subsequent emergence as an independent Islamist within the context of his society and the problems that it faced. Radicalized following his stay in the United States in the late 1940s and during his imprisonment from 1954 to 1964, Qutb would pen c.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-250) and index.

Intellectual, political and socio-economic transformations in egypt, 1919-1952 -- Qutb's childhood and the emergence of a poet and a critic, 1906 -- 1938 -- Emergence of the student of the Qur�an and early changes, 1939-1947 -- The alienation of Sayyid Qutb, 1939-1947 -- In search of social justice : the emergence of an independent Islamic ideologue, 1947-1948 -- Qutb's experiences and impressions in America, 1948-1950 and his return, 1950-1952 -- Emergence of a radical Islamist, 1952-1964 -- Martyrdom, posthumous impact and global Jihad.

The modern political idea of jihad--a violent struggle against corrupt or anti-Islamic regimes--is essentially the brainchild of one man who turned traditional Islamic precepts inside out and created the modern radical political Islamist movement. Using the evolution of Sayyid Qutb's life and writings, Musallam traces and analyzes Qutb's alienation and subsequent emergence as an independent Islamist within the context of his society and the problems that it faced. Radicalized following his stay in the United States in the late 1940s and during his imprisonment from 1954 to 1964, Qutb would pen c.

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