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Abdolkarim Soroush

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Society and Culture. 7455 words.

Introduction

If Ali Shari‘ati was the intellectual par excellence of the Islamic revolution, Abdolkarim Soroush represents one of the most

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‘Ali Shari‘Ati

Shahrough Akhavi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Society and Culture. 5740 words.

Introduction

‘Ali Shari‘ati (1933–1977), an Iranian political activist and intellectual, emerged into the public eye in his own country around

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Ayatollah Khomeini

Mojtaba Mahdavi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Society and Culture. 10518 words.

Government can only be legitimate when it accepts the rule of God, and the rule of God means the implementation

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Hasan Al-Turabi

Peter Woodward.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 5392 words.

Introduction

Hasan al-turabi has been one of the most controversial figures in the Muslim world in the past half century.

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Mawlana Mawdudi

Joshua T. White and Niloufer Siddiqui.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Society and Culture. 6304 words.

Mawlana Sayyid Abu Al-‘ala Mawdudi stands as one of the leading Islamic figures of the twentieth century. His political and

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Mohammad Khatami

Mahmoud Sadri and Ahmad Sadri.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Society and Culture. 4651 words.

Biographical Sketch

Seyed mohammad khatami was born October 14, 1943 to a notable clerical family in the central town of

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Rashid Al-Ghannushi

Azzam Tamimi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Society and Culture. 5751 words.

Rashid Ghannushi was born on June 22, 1941 in southeastern Tunisia. The youngest of ten brothers and sisters, he grew

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Sayyid Qutb

Shahrough Akhavi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 5394 words.

Introduction

Sayyid Qutb’s name has achieved near iconic status in the realm of what has come to be called “political

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Yusuf Al-Qaradawi

Bettina Gräf.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Society and Culture. 7392 words.

Egyptian Scholar and Activist

The Egyptian-born Yusuf al-Qaradawi is one of the most popular and at the same time highly

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