By Abdullah Al-Arian
Answering the decision examines the capability through which the Muslim Brotherhood used to be reconstituted in the course of Anwar al-Sadat's presidency. via research of structural, ideological, and social advancements in this interval within the background of the Islamic stream, a extra actual photo of the so-called "Islamic resurgence" develops-one that represents the rebirth of an previous proposal in a brand new setting.
The Muslim Brotherhood's good fortune in rebuilding its association rested largely on its skill to draw a brand new new release of Islamic activists that had come to rework Egypt's faculties and universities right into a hub for spiritual competition opposed to the kingdom. Led by means of teams comparable to al-Gama'ah al-Islamiyyah (The Islamic Society), the coed stream exhibited a dynamic and colourful tradition of activism that chanced on thought in a large number of highbrow and organizational resources, of which the Muslim Brotherhood was once in simple terms one.
By the shut of the Seventies, although, inner divisions over ideology and procedure resulted in the increase of factionalism in the pupil stream. A majority of pupil leaders opted to extend the scope in their activist challenge by means of becoming a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, rejuvenating the suffering association, and launching a brand new section in its history.
Answering the decision is an unique examine of the background of this dynamic and colourful interval of recent Egyptian background, giving readers a clean knowing of 1 of Egypt's such a lot pivotal eras.
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Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Sadat's Egypt (Religion and Global Politics) by Abdullah Al-Arian