The Nobel Peace Prize-winning human rights activist, Tawakkol Karman, today sent condolences on the death of Egyptian Islamic thinker Mohammed Emara.
“Great condolences and sympathy to the Egyptian people, our Arab and Islamic nation and humanity as a whole on the death of one of its greatest thinkers, Mohammed Emara. May God have mercy on him, and accept him among those who are bestowed upon like prophets, martyrs and righteous ones," said Tawakkol Karman on her official Facebook page.
The Egyptian Islamic thinker Dr. Muhammad Emara, died at the age of 89, after a short struggle with illness.
Mohammed Emara is one of the most prominent thinkers and theorists of the Islamic movement. He was born in 1931 in the Egyptian countryside of the Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate.
He proceeded with education until receiving a PhD degree in 1975, the title of his dissertation of which was "The Theory of Imamate and Governing Philosophy at the Mu`tazila".
Emara’s publications have discussed various topics ranging from rejecting the Marxian idea of class struggle and to its Islamic replacement as an alternative to solve social problems.
In general, the publications of Emara are numerous, including more than 60 writings, all of which indicate his point of view as well as that of his loyalists who revolve around the Path of Islamic Moderation (Al-Wasatiyah Al-Islammiyah).