Tag: Islamist

Maryam Jameelah (Margret Marcus)

Renowned Islamic scholar and writer Maryam Jameelah died in Lahore, reports said Thursday. She was 78 and died after prolonged illness on Wednesday night.  Jameelah was born Margaret Marcus to a Jewish family in New York on May 23, 1934.…

Bostonglobe: Everyone’s an Islamist now

The case that a political term has outlived its usefulness By Thanassis Cambanis To watch the Arab world’s political transformation over the past year has been, in part, to track the inexorable rise of Islamism. Islamist groups—that is, parties favoring a…