Book:Milestones / Sayyidd Qutb.:2005] Book Milestones / Sayyidd Qutb.
Milestones / Sayyidd Qutb.
Author: Quṭb, Sayyid 1906-1966.
Publication year: 2005]
Language: English
Call Number BP163 .Q813 2005
Media class: Book
Publisher: [United States : SIME Journal
ISBN: 9781450590648 1450590640
Translation of: Maʻālim fī al-ṭarīq.
Translated from the Arabic.
Includes index.
Extent: 118 p. ; 26 cm.
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Sayyid Qutb is undoubtedly one of the most controversial figures of the modern Islamic world. he was imprisoned numerous times by Egyptian authorities. But in 1965, he was arrested and charged with treason and attempt to overthrow the Egyptian government. On August 19, 1966, he and two associates were handed a death sentence by a military tribunal and executed August 25, 1966. Many scholars and commentators have written about Qutb's ideas. This translation aims to provide scholars, students, and the public interested in modern political Islamic movements with direct access to one of the primary pieces of literature in the field.
Introduction -- The unique Qur'anic generation -- The nature of the Qur'anic method -- The characteristics of the Islamic society and the correct method for its formation -- Jihad in the cause of God -- La ilaha illa Allah : the way of life of Islam -- The universal law -- Islam is the real civilization -- The Islamic concept and culture -- A Muslim's nationality and his belief -- Far-reaching changes -- The faith triumphant -- This is the road.

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