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Modern islamic reform movements: the Muslim Brotherhood in contemporary Egypt

@article{Monein1982ModernIR,
  title={Modern islamic reform movements: the Muslim Brotherhood in contemporary Egypt},
  author={Said Aly Abd Al Monein and Manfred W. Wenner},
  journal={Middle East Journal},
  year={1982},
  volume={36},
  pages={336-361}
}
The coming to power of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Iran in February of 1979, the seizure of the Grand Mosque in November of 1979, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in December of the same year, as well as the recent assassination of Anwar al-Sadat in Egypt have all contributed to an obsession with Islam on the part of the Western world. In these reports, misunderstandings of Islam and its theories and practices are rife, fundamental errors concerning the history of Islam are continually… Expand
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