The emergence of Islamic fundamentalism has added a new theological dimension to Muslim-Jewish relations and the Arab-Israeli conflict. Past Trials & Present Tribulations examines this dimension from the perspective of the "godfather" of Islamic fundamentalism, the Egyptian activist and writer, Sayyid Qutb. The author provides a translation of, and commentary on, Qutb's essay "Our Struggle with the Jews", explaining how Qutb applied ancient Islamic doctrine and experience to contemporary circumstances. This book is the first detailed textual study of an important document of modern Islamic fundamentalist thought on the Jews. Its focus upon the doctrinal dimension of the Middle Eastern conflict marks a significant departure from the more usual political and military emphasis given to the subject.
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