Abbas Mahmud al- Aqqad

(d. 1964)

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(d. 1964)

Egyptian Islamic modernist thinker. Discussed place of Islam in ongoing history of religions. Wrote books about Muhammad, early Muslim leaders, and heroic days of Islam. Contributed to dialogue on nationalism, feminism, and social and cultural issues. Teacher of Sayyid Qutb. Teachings later rejected by Qutb as overly intellectualized.

Subjects: Islam.

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