Islamisation Of Thought And Society-Critque Of Sayid Qubut
About the Book
The September 11, 2001 attacks on World Trade Center, New York and Pentagon, Washington D.C, have led many scholars and journalists especially from the West to embark on a fresh and renewed study of Sayyid Qutb’s (1906-1966) writings.
However, in their quest for tracing out the intellectual roots of what they describe as Islamic fundamentalism or radicalism, these scholars and journalists seem to have misread Qutb, highlighting a part of his legacy in a lopsided way without taking note of his whole Islamic legacy.
They seem to have focused on what they saw as the radical elements in Qutb’s writings like his views on Jahiliyyah, Jihad, Vanguard etc. in their own way, notwithstanding or discerning and highlighting the purpose behind the exploration of these terms.