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Islamism : a documentary and reference guide

Author: John Calvert
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The past thirty years have witnessed the rise of political parties and other formal groups in the Middle East and elsewhere with Islamic agendas, a phenomenon that has both surprised and frightened  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Calvert
ISBN: 9780313338564 0313338566
OCLC Number: 429173453
Description: xiii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Islamist movements and thinkers --
The founding of the Muslim brotherhood --
Goals and strategies of the Muslim Brotherhood --
The need for islamic leadership --
The primacy of the shari'a --
From Arabism to Islamism --
Islamism, democracy, and the limits of freedom --
"Impious democratic dogma" --
Representative government in Islam --
An Islamist view of the media --
Women and family life in Islamist discourses --
"When Islam prohibits something, it closes all the avenues of approach to it" --
"Woman has been guaranteed complete equality with man" --
"Muslim sister --
show your pride!" --
The need for ijtihad --
Social and economic justice --
Mutual responsibility --
Our economy --
"The goal of Islam is to eliminate misery" --
"Islam distinguishes between the property of the state and collective property" --
The Iranian revolution --
"The shahid is always alive and present" --
"The awaited savior" --
"Laws and social institutions require the existence of an executor." Dialogue of civilizations --
"The people of the region are becoming increasingly angry" --
The near enemy --
The modern jahiliyya --
"What immorality could allow this kind of behavior?" --
The neglected duty --
"Islam needs a country that protects its creed" --
"The junta is pursuing the path of evil" --
Islamism in Saudi Arabia --
"We are calling for sweeping reform in our people's affairs" --
The betrayal of palestine --
A Saudi oppositionists view --
"The state of Saudi Arabia is facing a dire crisis" --
The liberation of Muslim lands --
"The entire Islamic land is like a single country" --
"We were looking for jihad" --
"The movement's program is Islam" --
"A ruling pertaining to the participation of Palestinians in government institutions in the occupied land" --
Global jihad --
Declaration of jihad --
Jihad against Jews and crusaders --
Knights under the prophet's banner --
"Muslims can legitimately kill disbelievers" --
"Physical fitness of the mujahid." "The land of those who reside in paradise" --
Zarqawi's letter.
Responsibility: John Calvert.


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