Islamism: a documentary and reference guide
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Islamist movements and thinkers
The founding of the Muslim brotherhood
Goals and strategies of the Muslim Brotherhood
The need for islamic leadership
The primacy of the shari'a
From Arabism to Islamism
Islamism, democracy, and the limits of freedom
"Impious democratic dogma"
Representative government in Islam
An Islamist view of the media
Women and family life in Islamist discourses
"When Islam prohibits something, it closes all the avenues of approach to it"
"Woman has been guaranteed complete equality with man"
show your pride!"
The need for ijtihad
Social and economic justice
"The goal of Islam is to eliminate misery"
"Islam distinguishes between the property of the state and collective property"
The Iranian revolution
"The shahid is always alive and present"
"The awaited savior"
"Laws and social institutions require the existence of an executor"
Dialogue of civilizations
"The people of the region are becoming increasingly angry"
The near enemy
The modern jahiliyya
"What immorality could allow this kind of behavior?"
The neglected duty
"Islam needs a country that protects its creed"
"The junta is pursuing the path of evil"
Islamism in Saudi Arabia
"We are calling for sweeping reform in our people's affairs"
The betrayal of palestine
A Saudi oppositionists view
"The state of Saudi Arabia is facing a dire crisis"
The liberation of Muslim lands
"The entire Islamic land is like a single country"
"We were looking for jihad"
"The movement's program is Islam"
"A ruling pertaining to the participation of Palestinians in government institutions in the occupied land"
Declaration of jihad
Jihad against Jews and crusaders
Knights under the prophet's banner
"Muslims can legitimately kill disbelievers"
"Physical fitness of the mujahid"
"The land of those who reside in paradise"
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