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Moderate and radical Islamic fundamentalism

the quest for modernity, legitimacy, and the Islamic state

by AhМЈmad MawsМЈililiМ„

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam and politics,
  • Islamic fundamentalism,
  • Islam and state,
  • Islam -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-242) and index.

    StatementAhmad S. Moussalli.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP173.7 .M38 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination249 p. ;
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL374356M
    ISBN 100813016584
    LC Control Number98036151

    Some Christian fundamentalists in the United States, the Christian Reconstructionists, advocated the creation of a state and society based on strict conformity to biblical law. But there was a moment when a truce and an arbitration promised a possible peaceful resolution to the conflict. The Wahhabi movement became very influential, leading to the founding of other similar movements. The radicals view this as a field of opportunity and appeal to the disaffected while also attempting to buy the loyalty of those in need economically. This situation has been recognized and criticized by the U.

    Their beliefs do not automatically translate into terrorism, but the passion and conviction that are inherent in fundamentalism teeter on the edge of extremism. The term modernity itself, moreover, is inherently vague; Marty and Appleby, like many other scholars, use it freely but do little to explain what it means. As Youssef M. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. Islamic reformism was, by construst, an urban modern movement which came into being in the wake of European supremacy and expansion.

    Going to the core of issues raised by fundamentalists, he maintains that Islamic fundamentalism is a modern development that will have a lasting impact on the history of Islam--one comparable to the impact of Protestantism on the history of Christianity. By the late s, however, some fundamentalist groups had become militaristic leading to threats and changes to existing regimes. Still, as in the Bosnian war, the current Syrian civil war reminds us that while ideology and money are crucial to sustaining radical Islamist movements, a sense of protest, anxiety, and a desire to defend Islam develops naturally when Muslims suffer oppression. Supreme Court that banned institutionally initiated group prayer and reading of the Bible in public schools and that affirmed the legal right to abortion see also Roe v.


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Rumors about him were spreading to neighboring countries and from all over Arabia, people began to flock to look at his achievements.

Much Islamic extremism stems from a sense of displacement and alienation from the modern world. Radicals reject the so-called war on terror and see it as a war on Islam; moderates accept it.

It is bipolar. Such links are the subject of much speculation. He was part of the Protestant Reformation, and his followers are called Lutherans. Islam has two meanings: Peace, and submission to Allah God. Tihomirov, M.

It was an empire stretching from the Atlantic ocean to Spain to India, the empire. All the concepts, traditions, laws created by human beings, must, from the perspective of Islamic fundamentalists, be discarded.

Fundamentalism

Catholic conservatives have, for example, put much less Moderate and radical Islamic fundamentalism book on the issue of evolution than have Protestant fundamentalists. In other words, he incited terrorism.

Radicals reject any criticism whatsoever of Islam; moderates welcome it on the basis of freedom of speech. It seems to me quite reasonable that calling these Islamic movements 'Fundamentalist' and in the strong sense of the term is adequate, accurate, and correct.

Thus, retardation entered the vocabulary of Muslim reformers and became a historical dilemma rooted in the recent past and intolerable present of the community.

Deliso obviously does not know or care that a caliphate would have to be established among Muslims on a global basis and centered in the most powerful Muslim state. Acording to the Brittanica Concise, Islamic fundamentalism is a "conservative religious movement that seeks a return to Islamic values and Islamic law Shari"ah in the face of modernism, which is seen as corrupt and atheistic.

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This period, which began with the Renaissance in the sixteenth century after Christ and reached its zenith in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, does not possess Moderate and radical Islamic fundamentalism book reviving spirit.

Non-Muslims[ edit ] Other elements of Qutbism deal with non-Muslims, particularly Westerners, and have drawn attention and controversy from their subjects, particularly following the September 11, attacks.

At that point in time, Islamic fundamentalism and its apparent consequential branch, terrorism, were the primary causes invoked for the occurrence Moderate and radical Islamic fundamentalism book the tragedy.

Inan axe-wielding Muslim assailant attacked Westergaard in his home, but he escaped to a panic room. Choueiri, whereas this term has an obvious Protestant origin, it was redefined, for lack of a better word, in order to convey a less rigorous connotation. This reformism is often "developed in response to an external threat" such as "the influence of Hinduism on Islam".

In the earliest centuries of Islam, a great civil war was fought over who should be the successor to Muhammad. Almost all the internal and regional armed conflicts in the Middle East after the Second World War in varying degrees, accompanied by bursts of Islamic extremism. This is a dangerous, ideological body that claims to provide guidance for European Muslims but which is composed almost entirely of Arab and African Muslim fundamentalists, with no involvement at all by the French Muslim leaders, who are the outstanding moderate Muslims in Western Europe.Partly because of the timidity of the West, these radicals have gained influence.

Some regimes protect them. Some apparently even sponsor them. Many leaders in the West, bereft of and often hostile to their own Christian roots, have patronizingly assumed that radical violence was.

"Radical Islamic Fundamentalism: The Ideological and Political Discourse of Sayyd Qutb" by Ahmed Moussali - The go-to end-all-be all-book of the life and theological thought of Qutb.

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Statements throughout the book such as "knowledge, to. a fundamentalist, is an act of belief; to a modernist, belief is.A. Al-Azmeh, in International Download pdf of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Islamic fundamentalism is a political and ideological phenomenon of the twentieth century.

Born in the s, it gathered momentum under the impact of social, political, cultural, and economic changes that supervened in Muslim lands in the last quarter of the twentieth century.Ed Husain's The Islamist is the shocking inside story of British Islamic fundamentalism, told by ebook former radical.

'When I was sixteen I became an Islamic fundamentalist. Five years later, after much emotional turmoil, I rejected fundamentalist teachings and returned to normal life and my family/5.