In The Shade Of The Qur’an, also known as Fi Zilal al-Qur’an, has been universally recognized as an outstanding contribution to Islamic thought and scholarship, to which students and scholars, as well as contemporary Islamic revivalist movements all over the world, owe a great deal. Now that it is available in English, it will continue to enlighten and inspire millions more. It will take its rightful place as an indispensable work of reference for a proper understanding of contemporary Islamic thinking.
‘Sayyid Qutb (1906 – 1966). Literary critic, novelist, poet, Islamic thinker, and Egypt’s most famous Islamic activist of the 20th century.’ – Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World