Pioneers of Islamic Revival

ISBN-10: 1842776150

ISBN-13: 9781842776155

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Ali Rahnema

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List price: $41.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Zed Books, Limited
Publication date: 11/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

List of Contributors
Introduction to 2nd Edition: Contextualizing the Pioneers of Islamic Revival
From the Wall of Mistrust to the Fortress of Contempt
The US Military Intervention in Iraq and its Consequences
Desperation and Irrationality Prevail
Politics and Rhetoric of Rage and Arrogance
A Rough Road Map to Understanding
European Colonization and Islam's Resistance (1800-1924)
North Africa
The Indian Subcontinent
The Borderless Pan-Islamists
The Gestation Period (1925-1978)
Islamic Ideologues
Muslim Countries and Islamic Opposition
Islam on the Offensive (1979 to the Present)
The Challenge of the Iranian Revolution
Neutralizing the Iranian Revolution
The War in Afghanistan: A Different Model of Islamic Struggle
The Algerian Bloodbath
Lebanese Hizballah
Introduction to First Edition
Certain Attributes of Islamic Revivalists
Sayyid Jamal al-Din 'al-Afghani'
Jamal al-Din's Biography
Sayyid Jamal al-Din's Influence
Muhammad Abduh: Pioneer of Islamic Reform
Abduh's Milieu
Abduh's Analysis of the Problem
Abduh's Reform Project
Qur'anic Exegesis
The Role of Women
Khomeini's Search for Perfection: Theory and Reality
In Search of the Perfect Man
Interest in Politics
The Ruler
Mawdudi and the Jama'at-i Islami: The Origins, Theory and Practice of Islamic Revivalism
The Making of the Revivalist: Mawdudi's Life and Education
Mawdudi's Thought and Ideology
Jama'at-i Islami
Jama'at's Structure
Jama'at's History and Politics
Continuity and Change in Jama'at's Structure
Hasan al-Banna (1906-1949)
Historical Background
Hasan al-Banna
Hasan al-Banna's Thought
Hasan al-Banna: Organizer and Activist
Hasan al-Banna in Historical Perspective
Sayyid Qutb: The Political Vision
Life, Career and Writings
The Political Vision: from Al-'Adalah al-Ijtima'iyyah fi al-Islam to Ma'alim fi al-Tariq
Musa al-Sadr
Peripheral Arabs
Historical Roots of Shi'ism
The Martyrdom of Imam Husain
Islamic Populism and the Shi'i Movements
The Renovation of Shi'ism as a Political Ideology
Musa al-Sadr
Political Style
Imam al-Ghaib
Ali Shariati: Teacher, Preacher, Rebel
Family Background
Childhood and Adolescence
Shariati's Political Heritage
Shariati's University Years
Shariati's Paris
The Return to Iran
Hejira and Death
Muhammad Baqer as-Sadr
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