A Comparison of Jamal Al-Din Al-Afghani, Muhammad Abduh & Sayyid Qutb on their Visions for Islamic Society

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“The centre of attention is no longer Islam as a religion, it is rather Islam as a civilization. The aim of man’s acts is not the service of God alone; it is the creation of human civilization flourishing in all its parts” (114, Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age). “Abduh’s purpose…was to bridge the gulf […]

A Comparison of Qutb’s & Ramadan’s Ideals on Islamic States & an Examination of Westerners Motivation to Join ISIS

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  Estimates state approximately 3,000 Westerners have joined the fight alongside the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The motivation behind the move to join a militant Islamist group halfway across the globe is one that requires an examination of the attractive components presented by groups such as ISIS and al Quaeda. What would […]