Abdullah Al-Arian, a founding editor of Jadaliyya`s Critical Currents in Islam page, discusses his new book, Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Sadat`s Egypt, and how it speaks to popular Islamic activism in Egypt today.
The interview below includes three parts that you can click on separately.
Abdullah Al-Arian is an assistant professor of History at Georgetown University`s School of Foreign Service in Qatar. He is the author of Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Sadat`s Egypt (Oxford, 2014). During the fall of 2014, when this interview was conducted, he served as a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Middle East Studies at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He is co-editor of Jadaliyya`s Critical Currents in Islam page.