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Islamic Constitutionalism: The Political Goals of Moderate Islam

Bruce K. Rutherford

in Egypt after Mubarak: Liberalism, Islam, and Democracy in the Arab World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158044
eISBN:
9781400846146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158044.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the development of Islamic constitutionalism, which is based in the Muslim Brotherhood. It begins by studying the re-emergence of the Brotherhood since 1970 and the political ... More


The Decline of Statism and the Convergence of Political Alternatives

Bruce K. Rutherford

in Egypt after Mubarak: Liberalism, Islam, and Democracy in the Arab World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158044
eISBN:
9781400846146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158044.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter begins with a concise summary of the statist conception of political order that underlies Egypt's current autocratic regime. It then documents the economic contradictions that brought ... More


Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Abdullah Al-Arian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This groundbreaking book examines the means by which the Muslim Brotherhood was reconstituted during the years of Anwar al-Sadat’s presidency. By including an analysis of structural, ideological, and ... More


The Muslim Brotherhood in Europe

Edwin Bakker and Roel Meijer (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327638
eISBN:
9780199388097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327638.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book focuses on the history of the Muslim Brotherhood in Europe, its impact and the controversies that have surrounded it. Covering the presence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Spain, France, ... More


A Brief History of Hamas and the Islamic Movement in Palestine

Sara Roy

in Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159676
eISBN:
9781400848942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter provides background and a general context for examining Hamas' specific role as social actor. The Islamic Resistance Movement or Hamas was born with the first Palestinian uprising, or ... More


Enraged Millennialism: Global Jihad (1400–1500 ah / 1979–2076 ce)

Richard Landes

in Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753598
eISBN:
9780199897445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753598.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The chapter examines the role of apocalyptic in Islam. It begins with the mutation in Muslim apocalyptic literature at the approach of the year 2000, then goes back to Islamic origins as an ... More


. The Brotherhood

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Founded in Egypt by Hasan al–Banna in 1928, the Muslim Brotherhood could trace its activism in Palestine back to 1936, the year of Yasin's birth and the year in which a major revolt had broken out ... More


Constructing the Call

Abdullah Al-Arian

in Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Examining the critical issues around which the Muslim Brotherhood organized its activism in the second half of the 1970s, Chapter 6 isolates the organization’s chief publication for a discussion on ... More


The Evolution of Islamist Social Institutions in the Gaza Strip: Before and during Oslo (a Sociopolitical History)

Sara Roy

in Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159676
eISBN:
9781400848942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores the evolution and role of Islamist social institutions in Gaza, beginning with the reformist work and philosophy of the Muslim Brotherhood and continuing through the first ... More


Political Islam in Ireland and the Role of Muslim Brotherhood Networks

Adil Hussain Khan

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

How European networks of the Muslim Brotherhood have played a leading role in organising Muslims in Ireland is demonstrated in this chapter. The major Sunni mosque organisation, the Islamic Cultural ... More


Return of the Brothers

Abdullah Al-Arian

in Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter details the early discussions about reconstituting the Muslim Brotherhood following a change in the ruling regime and with it a change in policy toward the political opposition. The ... More


The Young and the Old

Abdullah Al-Arian

in Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 details the process by which the internal divisions within al-Gama‘a al-Islamiyya were resolved. Coinciding with the Muslim Brotherhood’s reconstitution, or perhaps because of it, the ... More


From Syria to Spain: the Rise and Decline of the Muslim Brothers

Elena Arigita and Rafael Ortega

in The Muslim Brotherhood in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327638
eISBN:
9780199388097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327638.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the history of the Brotherhood in Spain, which is mainly limited to the Syrian branch, whose members fled the regime of Hafez al-Assad in the 1960s. It shows how the ... More


Politicians or Preachers?: The Development of Rentier Islamist Agendas in a Post-Arab Nationalist Era

Courtney Freer

in Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190861995
eISBN:
9780190862022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861995.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter continues tracing the development of the Muslim Brotherhood affiliates in Kuwait, Qatar, and the UAE. It focuses on the period of expansion of the Brotherhood after the fall of Arab ... More


From Qabis to Paris

Azzam S. Tamimi

in Rachid Ghannouchi: A Democrat Within Islamism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140002
eISBN:
9780199834723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140001.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Ghannouchi grows up in a Tunisian traditional Islamic yet politically charged milieu of anticolonialist Arab Nationalism.The journey of his life passes through stations, the first is his country's ... More


Creating the Image of European Islam: The European Council for Fatwa and Research and Ireland1

Adil Hussain Khan

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter demonstrates how the creation of a transnational institution such as the European Council for Fatwa and Research (ECFR) are not the outcome of local efforts from European Muslims at the ... More


The Copts’ Islamist Experience

Mariz Tadros

in Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter inverts the usual question of the Islamist position on the Coptic question, to ask what are Coptic perceptions of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamist project. It examines the ... More


Egypt after Mubarak: Liberalism, Islam, and Democracy in the Arab World

Bruce K. Rutherford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158044
eISBN:
9781400846146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158044.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Which way will Egypt go now that Husni Mubarak's authoritarian regime has been swept from power? Will it become an Islamic theocracy similar to Iran? Will it embrace Western-style liberalism and ... More


Education and Influence: Origins of Rentier Islamism

Courtney Freer

in Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190861995
eISBN:
9780190862022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861995.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter, the first featuring original empirical data, covers the foundational periods of Brotherhood branches in the Gulf, ranging from the 1951 establishment of the Kuwaiti Muslim Brotherhood ... More


The Islamic Movement on the Eve of Sadat

Abdullah Al-Arian

in Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 explores the historical experiences of the Islamic movement and the student movement, respectively, setting the stage for the ensuing developments within these movements and their ... More


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