Ideals and Realities of Islam by Seyyed Hossein Nasr

By Seyyed Hossein Nasr

This is often the 1st of only a few English books to regard Islam from its personal perspective, from in the culture. it's written for the Western reader attracted to Islam, and in addition for the Western-educated Muslim. the following, the writer seeks to respond to from the Islamic point of view, a number of the criticisms introduced opposed to the Islamic culture via the trendy West. This e-book explains, in modern language, the truths of Islam as printed within the Quran, and as via generations of religious Muslims. the foremost facets of the Islamic culture are mentioned intimately, when the conventional Islamic doctrines and ideology are defined according to criticisms of contemporary suggestion, with widespread comparisons to different global religions. This revised version of Seyyed Hossein Nasr's seminal paintings contains an up-to-date, vast, annotated bibliography for every bankruptcy by way of either Muslim and Western students as welll as a Preface via Titus Burckhardt and a Foreword by means of Huston Smith. This classical ebook has been rendered into various languages together with Indonesian, translated by means of the current President of Indonesia.

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The Islamic Antichrist: The Shocking Truth about the Real by Joel Richardson

By Joel Richardson

The Bible predicts within the final days a charismatic chief will identify an international following within the identify of peace. Islamic prophecy additionally predicts guy will stand up to guide the countries, pledging to herald an period of peace. Islam's savior is named the Mahdi. even though, the guy within the Bible is the Antichrist. Joel Richardson's gorgeous learn and research recommend the Mahdi and the Antichrist may very well be one and an identical. within the Islamic Antichrist, Richardson exposes Western readers to the traditions of Islam and predicts the top occasions will not be right here. Richardson's revelations will stun readers who're blind to the similarities among the Antichrist and the Islam's expectancies a few returning Jesus. His rationalization of the connection among Christian end-time prophecy and Islamic expectancies of global domination has stunned readers and revolutionized eschatological expectancies for a iteration. The Islamic Antichrist is the e-book to learn for insights at the world's fastest-growing faith and the way forward for the area.

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Islam: Questions And Answers - Jurisprudence and Islamic by Muhammad Abdul-Rahman

By Muhammad Abdul-Rahman

This e-book, Jurisprudence and Islamic Rulings: basic and Transactions - half 7, is the twenty-eighth quantity of a chain of authoritative Islamic books entitled Islam: Questions And Answers.This quantity bargains with Employment for a wage, Prohibited Jobs, Women's paintings, Ruling on jobs, Forbidden types of Wealth the general sequence talk about concerns suitable to Islam, and current exact and trustworthy details in accordance with the genuine ideals and practices of the Prophet (Peace and advantages of Allaah be upon Him) and his partners. The pursuits of many of the books include:(1) to coach and familiarize Muslims with a number of facets in their religion(2) to be a resource for directing humans to Islam(3) to help in fixing the social and private difficulties of the Muslims in an Islamic contextThe books are directed in the direction of Muslims and non-Muslims alike. topic parts comprise, yet are usually not constrained to, Islamic fiqh and jurisprudence, Islamic background, Islamic social legislation (including marriage, divorce, contracts, and inheritance), Islamic finance, uncomplicated tenets and aqeedah of the Islamic religion and tawheed, and Arabic grammar because it pertains to the Qur'an and Islamic texts.The books are compilations of questions and responses approximately Islam, from either Muslims and Non-Muslims. The responses are dealt with almost always via the world over re-nowned Islamic shaykhs and students, together with Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah, Ibn Katheer, al-Albaani, Shaykh Ibn Baaz, Ibn al-Jawzi, Ibn al-Qayyim, Al-'Izz ibn 'Abd al-Salaam, al-Nawawi, Shaykh 'Abd al-Kareem, al Khudayr, Al-Dhahabi, al -Qurtubi, Al-Sindi, al-Shawkaani and al-Bastawi utilizing simply genuine, scholarly assets in line with the Qur'an and sunnah. References are supplied the place applicable within the responses.The publication presents the reader with go references of alternative pertinent responses no longer unavoidably within the similar quantity, yet additionally in different volumes of the sequence. even if, each one quantity is whole in itself. The ebook files effectively the solutions the contributing Sheikhs and students gave to the questions placed to them.

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Ibn 'Arabi Heir to the Prophets (Makers of the Muslim World) by William C. Chittick

By William C. Chittick

The significance of Muhyi al-Din Ibn al-Arabi (1165-1240) for Islamic mysticism lies within the proven fact that he was once a speculative philosopher of the top order, albeit diffuse and tough to appreciate. His primary doctrine is the solidarity of all lifestyles. during this textual content, William Chittick explores how, during the paintings of Ibn Al-Arabi, Sufism strikes clear of anguished and ascetic searchings of the guts and judgment of right and wrong and turns into a question of speculative philsophy and theosophy.

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The Sunna and its Status in Islamic Law: The Search for a by Adis Duderija

By Adis Duderija

This quantity presents an summary of the character and scope of the idea that of Sunna either in pre-modern and glossy Islamic discussions. the main target is on laying off extra gentle at the context within which the time period Sunna within the significant works of Islamic legislation and felony concept throughout the entire significant madhahib was once hired in the course of the first six centuries Hijri.

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The Alchemy of Happiness by Al Ghazzali

By Al Ghazzali

One of many nice works of mystical non secular literature, the Kimiya-i-Sa'adaat strove to convey guy toward figuring out God by means of assisting him comprehend himself. those excerpts from that paintings, through a strikingly unique philosopher on Islam who lived and wrote within the eleventh century, have been first released in 1910. They function a powerful reminder of ways strong a power Al-Ghazzali had upon spiritual philosophers of the center a while, either Christian and Islamic. With its clever and warmly humanistic outlook, this little ebook may foster a brand new degree of figuring out within the present philosophical conflict among the spiritual traditions of East and West. additionally to be had from Cosimo Classics: Field's Shadows forged sooner than and Jewish Legends of the center a long time. ABU HAMED MUHAMMAD IBN MUHAMMAD AL-GHAZZALI (1058-1111)was a Persian Islamic thinker, theologian, psychologist, and mystic, identified at the present time as essentially the most recognized Sunni students in background, occasionally stated as next-in-importance simply to Muhammad. Born in Tus, Al-Ghazzali was once a pioneer of methodic doubt; his paintings The Incoherence of Philosophers shifted early Islamic philosophy from metaphysics to the idea of occasionalism, an Islamic doctrine that states cause-and-effect is managed by means of God. He additionally succeeded in bringing orthodox Islam involved with Sufism. the writer of greater than 70 books on numerous matters, his impression keeps to stretch in all places even this day.

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