This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
Since its foundation in 972 CE (359 AH), Al-Azhar, the Islamic college in Cairo, has been one of the main institutions and centres of learning in the Arab world. For the first time, a comprehensive volume on Al-Azhar published in English. Badrawi examines how Al-Azhar influenced its students and shaped their political views, also studying the factors which contributed to its prominence as a centre for religious education, and the disciplines taught there. The political fatwas issued by the ulama at Al-Azhar, the incidents that motivated these fatwas, and the influence they had on events in Arab countries are analyzed.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Malak Badrawi was born and educated in Cairo. She is a part-time lecturer in the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
(No Available Copies)
If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!Create a Want