This translation of an Islamic classic offers the western world a simple yet profound interpretation of Islam.
Drawing upon years of unparalleled experience in diplomacy and government, Azzam examines the social and economic ramifications of the Muslim state; one based on humane ideals of law and justice expressed in the Qur’an, and one which can provide the foundation for a just society in the twentieth century.
The author founded and is generally considered as the father of the Arab League. He served as the League’s first Secretary-General between 1945-52 as well as distinguished himself in a long career as an Ambassador and parliamentarian.
Abd al-Rahman Azzam
Translated from the Arabic by Caesar E. Farah