From Reform to Revolution: A Critical Reading of the Political Discourse and Actions of the Islamic Movement in Egypt

  • Louay M. Safi

Abstract

In over a century of discourse and action, the Islamic movement has grown and expanded markedly. The once elitist movement today commands the support of an increasing segment of society, yet important questions regarding the nature of the Islamic society and the correct strategy for achieving it are still unsettled. The dispute between reformists and traditionalists regarding the characteristics of the ideal Islamic society continues to be a source of sharp division between the two groups. The following discussion explores the major trends in the Islamic movement, and examines the main ideas and strategies advanced by its leaders

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Published
1995-06-01
How to Cite
Safi, L. M. (1995). From Reform to Revolution: A Critical Reading of the Political Discourse and Actions of the Islamic Movement in Egypt. Intellectual Discourse, 3(1). Retrieved from https://journals.iium.edu.my/intdiscourse/index.php/islam/article/view/345
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