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Sayyid Abū al-Aʿlā Mawdūdī

(1903—1979)


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(1903–79).

Founder of the political party Jamaat-al-Islam (i.e. Jamāʿat-i Islāmī) in India and Pakistan. He wrote 138 major works in Urdu (much translated), the most influential being al-Jihād fiʾl-Islam (1927) ...

Subjects: Islam.


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