xiii, 448p., 25 cm. (Encyclopaedia of Islam Series)
CONTENTS:- Part One: Concept and Perceptions; 1. Search for the Right; Right and Wrong; The Conformity; The Expression; The Simplicity; Good Tree, Bad Tree; 2. Prophets and Revolutionaries; Truth Perceived and Explained; Conception of God; Divine Guidance; Concepts of Jihad Hijra and Social Equality; Prayer and Alms; 3. Role of Prophets; Social Mission of Prophet-revolutionaries; Prophet-revolutionaries and the Proletariat; 4. Quaranic Perceptions; Key Political Concepts; The Foundations; Major Expressions; Al-Dawlah (State); Holy Quran on "Khilafat"; 5. Concepts of Universality; The Community; Supra-Tribal Community; Traditions about Ummah; Community under Formation; Wise Opinions; New Explanation; In Context of Nation; Nationalism in Islam; Nationalism: the Local Meaning. Part Two: The Crusade; 6. Ght against Evils; Adam-the First Prophet, who fought against Evil; Man's Powers; Nuh-the Prophet, who led the Poor; Hud- the Prophet, who defied the Arrogant; Salih the Prophet and His Fight for Social Equality; 7. Great Proclamation; Ibrahim -the Prophet, who Proclaimed Truth; Crusade for Justice; Yusuf: the Prophet, who persevered in Adversity; Shoaib the Prophet and his Struggle against Economic Injustice; 8. Missions for Liberation and Salvation. Part Three: Practical Solution; 9. Great Revolution; Muhammad (PBUH), the Last Prophet-revolutionary; The Praised One; Judging Right and Wrong; Islam's Concept in Quarn; Establishment of Peace; Victory; A Saviour of Islam; 10. Consolidation of Power; Iran Overpowered; Jerusalem Conquered; Victory over Egypt; Pioneer of the Islamic Democracy; 11. Critical Years. Part Four: System at Work; 12. Evolution of Polity; Impending Dissolution; Most Illustrious Period; Historical Complication; Coping with Difficulties; The Administration; Social Life; Islamic Democratic System; 13. Total Obedience; Quranic Command; The Foundation; The Theory; The Wrongs; The Conflict; 14. Art of Governance; Institution of Caliphate; Rapid Development; Various Theories; 15. Islamic Law; Integration by Prophet.