International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

From Religious Realism to Social Criticism: Sayyid Qutb’s Approach in Fi Zilal al Qur’an
Nooraihan Ali, Asyraf Hj. Ab. Rahman, Wan Ibrahim Wan Ahmad, Mohd Yusoff Mohamad

This paper deals with Qutb’s approaches which are in some ways differ from other Mufassirun’s way of the Quranic interpretation, thus making his Zilal so relevant to the modern and contemporary society as it attempts to give consistent answers to the social and political problems facing Muslims. In Qutb’s view, the establishment of a society in which Islamic teachings could be properly applied, was inevitable. Some distinctive characteristics that made Zilal so special are also discussed.

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