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Transmission of Islamic reform (Islah) from Egypt to Malaysia: A study of Hasan al-Banna's legacy

Mamat, Ismail (2016) Transmission of Islamic reform (Islah) from Egypt to Malaysia: A study of Hasan al-Banna's legacy. International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, 10 (5). pp. 23-30. ISSN 2289-1552

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Abstract

One of the most well known personalities in Muslim society of the twentieth century was Hasa al-Banna (1906-1949). He was the founder of Jama'at al-Ikhwan al-Muslimin, (the Muslim Brotherhood), one of the influential Muslim organizations in Egypt. His ideas made a great impact on the Islamic movements in Malaysia particularly Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (the Islamic Party of Malaysia) (PAS) and Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (the Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia) (ABIM). Islamic movements actually call for a total reform (islah) in the life of the individual, family, society and social, economic, political, legal, educational and cultural systems. They call for a holistic understanding of Islam which is not reduced to intellectual, economic, or social activities of people. Results show that Hasan al-Banna was one of the most important figures who were responsible for shaping those Islamic movements in Malaysia.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4185/60623
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamic movement, Jama’at al-Ikhwan al-Muslimin, PAS, ABIM, islah
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP188.16 Wasatiyyah. Moderation In Islam
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion
Depositing User: Dr Ismail Mamat
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2018 12:43
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2018 12:43
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/60623

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