Hasan al-Banna

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Author(s): Gudrun Kramer
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Jun 01, 2014
Product Number: EB00664793
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781780742120
Publisher: Oneworld Academic
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Description

Hasan al-Banna (1906 – 1949) was an Egyptian political reformer, best known for establishing the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist organisation which today has millions of members and spans the Arab world. Through his ardent struggle to revitalise Islamic values amid increasing Westernisation, al-Banna promoted Islamic charity and personal piety throughout Egypt, becoming a powerful political force until his mysterious assassination. In this well written and impartial biography, KrAmer gives a detailed account of al-Banna's life and work.

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