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Why Islam despises nationalism – part II

By SAYYID QUTB

Summary: The Jews successfully employed nationalism as a weapon to destroy Christendom, dividing it into several political entities, each with its own national church. Now they are trying the same tactic to divide the Muslim community.

Author Biography: Sayyid Qutb is the author of In the Shade of Qur’an, a commentary on the Qur’an from which this article is extracted. The Egyptian Islamic activist was executed in 1966 for his outspoken activism.

We will now consider some aspects of the divine wisdom behind making faith the supreme tie of Islamic society. Faith is indeed the noblest characteristic of man which distinguishes him from animals. It relates to the spiritual side of human existence which no class of animal shares.

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Egypt: the new spokesman of Islam

By YAHYA SSEREMBA

Summary: Beyond giving drinking water to the pilgrims and maintaining the Sacred Mosque, Saudi Arabia has failed to provide leadership to the Muslim world. As the Muslim Brotherhood consolidates power in Egypt, the most populous and most powerful Arab country is moving to fill the vacuum. 

Author Biography: Yahya Sseremba is the publisher and editor of The Campus Journal news website.

As Muslims heighten protests against an American-made anti-Islam propaganda film, Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Qandil has called on Washington “to ensure insulting billions of people, one-and-a-half billion people and their beliefs, does not happen” again on US soil. In this demand Mr. Qadil was tacitly but clearly setting forth the role that his country has assigned itself in the new world order.

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The new breed of sugar daddies

By REHEMAH NAMUKOSE

As the most loathed category of men, the sugar daddies have reappeared on the face of campus fresh and reloaded. Back then, they were the most hated by every campus dude because they were stumbling blocks to any campus girl-boy relationship.

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Why Islam despises tribalism, nationalism and other non-faith bonds

By SAYYID QUTB

Summary: The effort of building human relationship on the basis of faith created an open and all-inclusive Islamic community in which people of various races, nations, languages and colours lived as brothers and sisters, and most importantly, as equals.

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