Abu Ala Mawdudi’s words on Islamic law and constitution. This paper is a review of the book titled “The Islamic law and constitution” written by Sayyid Abula’la Maududi. The author was a well-known. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Maudoodi, Syed Abul `Ala, ; Format: Book; 1 v.

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Retrieved 1 July In Pakistan’s previous military ruler, General Zia ul Haq, had introduced separate electorates for Pakistan’s minorities. Although non-Muslim “faith, ideology, rituals of worship or constigution customs” would not be interfered with, non-Muslims would have to accept Muslim rule.

Inthe JI shura passed a resolution in support of the party withdrawing from politics, [46] while Maududi argued for continued involvement.

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Six Theories about the Islamic Revolution’s Victory. Qutb “borrowed and expanded” Maududi’s concept of Islam being modern, Muslims having fallen into pre- Islamic ignorance Jahiliyyaand of the need for an Islamist revolutionary vanguard movement.

Maududi was arrested by the military deployment headed by Lieutenant General Azam Khan and sentenced to death for his part in the agitation.

Inby the time he was 16, and still a modernist in mindset, he moved to Delhi and read books by his distant relative, the reformist Sayyid Ahmad Khan. Maududi saw Muslims not simply as those who followed the religion of Islambut as almost everything, because obedience to divine law is what defines a Muslim: Towards this end, Islam wishes to press into service all forces which can bring about a revolution and a composite term for the use of all these forces is ‘ Jihad ‘ The JI joined an opposition alliance with secular parties, compromising with doctrine to support a woman candidate Fatima Jinnah for president against Khan in Shu’bah’bah-i Nashr’u Isha’at-i Jama’at-i Islami,pp.


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Islamic Reform in South Ane. When Bhutto attempted to defuse tensions on 16 Aprilhe came to Maududi’s house for consultations. Islam means politics, economics, legislation, science, humanism, health, psychology and sociology. The loss led Maududi to withdraw from political activism in and return to scholarship. Although his father was only middle-class, he was the descendant of the Chishti line of saints; in fact his last name was derived from the first member of the Chishti Silsilah, i.

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And Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him Unlike Islamists cconstitution Ayatollah Ruhollah KhomeiniMaududi had a visceral antipathy to socialism[] which he spent much time denouncing as “godless” as well as being unnecessary and redundant in the face of the Islamic state.

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Non-Muslims would also have to pay a traditional special tax known as jizya. His political activity, particularly in support of the creation of an Islamic state clashed with the government, dominated for many years by a secular political classand resulted in several arrests constittuion periods of incarceration.

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Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: Maududi also believed there would be little need for the traditional roll constitutin ulama as “leaders, judges, and guardians of the community”, in a “reformed and rationalized Islamic order” where those trained in modern as well as traditional subjects would practice ijtihad and where Muslims were educated properly in Arabic, the Quran, Hadith, etc.


Editing help is available. This led to overproduction and a downward spiral of lower wages, protectionism, trade wars and desperate attempts to export surplus production and capital through imperialist invasions of other countries, [] finally ending in “the destruction of the whole society as every learned economist knows”.

Despite this, the party won only four seats in the national assembly and four in the provincial assemblies. Can I get a copy? In return Maududi’s party was greatly strengthened by Zia with 10,s of members and sympathizers given jobs in the judiciary and civil service early in Zia’s rule. Maududi would make his argument step-by-step with Islamic edicts, rather than attempting to excite his audience with oratory.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Abul A’la Maududi. Furthermore, Islamic ‘jihad’ also refuses to admit their right to continue with such practices under an Islamic government which fatally affect the public interest from the viewpoint of Islam. Virtually all the religious parties supported these demands as did the majority of the general public. New search User mauuddi Site feedback Ask a librarian Help. Comparing their contribution to that of Muslims, he concluded that comstitution latter’s did not reach even 1 percent.

Donahue and John L. Reality becomes estranged from him and he in the dark.