By Abdullah Al-Arian
Answering the decision examines the potential through which the Muslim Brotherhood used to be reconstituted in the course of Anwar al-Sadat's presidency. via research of structural, ideological, and social advancements in this interval within the historical past of the Islamic circulate, a extra actual photograph of the so-called "Islamic resurgence" develops-one that represents the rebirth of an previous thought in a brand new setting.
The Muslim Brotherhood's luck in rebuilding its association rested largely on its skill to draw a brand new iteration of Islamic activists that had come to rework Egypt's faculties and universities right into a hub for non secular competition opposed to the nation. Led by means of teams resembling al-Gama'ah al-Islamiyyah (The Islamic Society), the scholar circulate exhibited a dynamic and colourful tradition of activism that discovered suggestion in a large number of highbrow and organizational assets, of which the Muslim Brotherhood was once basically one.
By the shut of the Nineteen Seventies, notwithstanding, inner divisions over ideology and technique ended in the increase of factionalism in the pupil move. A majority of scholar leaders opted to extend the scope in their activist challenge via becoming a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, rejuvenating the suffering association, and launching a brand new part in its history.
Answering the decision is an unique research of the background of this dynamic and colourful interval of contemporary Egyptian heritage, giving readers a clean knowing of 1 of Egypt's such a lot pivotal eras.
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