Islamic Awakening between Rejection and Extremism

by Yusuf al-Qaradawi

Table of Index

Preface to the First Edition
Chapter 1: Extremism: The Accusation and the Truth
Defects of Religious Extremism
The Concept of Religious Extremism
Manifestations of Extremism
Chapter 2: Causes of Extremism
Occupation with Side Issues
Excessive Extension of Prohibitions
Emphasis on Allegorical Texts
The Need To Acknowledge and Respect Specialization
Lack of Insight into History, Reality and the Sunan of Allah
Two Important Sunan
Islam: A Stranger in Its Homeland
The Impediments Imposed on Da'wah and Du 'ah
Chapter 3: Toward a Remedy for Extremisim
Duties of Society
Duties of Young Muslims
Knowledge, Values, and Actions
Sympathetic Understanding of the Abilities, Limitations, and Circumstances of Others
Knowledge and Insight into the Sunan of Allah's Creation
A Dialogue on the Sunan and Conditions of Victory
Chapter 4: Advice to Muslim Youth
Facts For Muslim Youth
Some Extracts
Tendency to Make Matters Easy
Several Relevant and Important Points in the Ethics of Da'wah