Synopses & Reviews
With a focus upon the social dimension of worship Mawdudi's original approach to religious ritual and self-purification considers worship's transformative role in social life, as well as on the spirit. This work offers an illuminating and unique study of the nature and significance of Islamic spirituality by a leading Muslim intellectual from the twentieth century.
An in-depth study of the nature and significance of Islamic spirituality by Abul Ala Mawdudi (190379).
About the Author
Sayyid Abul Ala Mawdudi (1903-1979) was a leading Muslim intellectual and a chief architect of the Islamic revival in the twentieth century. In 1941 he founded Jamaat-i-Islami, a political party in Pakistan, which he led until 1972. He authored more than a hundred works on Islam, both popular and scholarly, and his writings have been translated into some forty languages.