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Sayyid Qutb

Sayyid Qutb: Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) was a foremost thinker of the latter half of the 20th Century. Born in Egypt in 1906, he came from a deeply religious Egyptian background. He started his career as literary writer and critic, and progressed to become one of the most original and independent Muslim thinkers. He wrote with a profound sense of conviction, which endeared him to his readers and supporters, but brought him increasingly into conformation with those in power. Refusing to change his...See more