Against Islamic Extremism: The Writings of Muhammad Said Al-'Ashmawy


This volume makes available to Western readers the writings of a prominent intellectual of the modern Islamic world, Muhammad Sa'id al-'Ashmawy, former chief justice of the High Court of Cairo. He is widely recognized for the forcefulness of his writing in the intense struggle to redefine Islam in the modern world and especially for his courage in remaining in Egypt and standing up to extremists while under constant armed guard.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Gainesville, FL
Publication year:
  • 1998