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Understanding Islam

Schuon, Frithjof

Understanding Islam

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Published by Unwin Paperbacks in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrithjof Schuon ; translated by D.M. Matheson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p. ;
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21496682M
    ISBN 100042970350

    Within a century, that belief had created one of history's mightiest empires—and today Islam continues to shape events around the globe. It is particularly good on the achievements of Persian, Turkish and Indian Muslims. Sufis are Islamic mystics. Muslims and the Making of America by Amir Hussain is another book about Muslims in America, but from a surprisingly different perspective. The Great Theft: Wrestling Islam from the Extremists by Khaled Abou El Fadl is a comprehensive account of how Muslims in some parts of the world turned away from rational thought and began dabbling in literal interpretations, extremism and sometimes violence. God is the God of truth.

    There are also updated descriptions of internal politics in Syria, Egypt, Pakistan, and other Islamic nations. You would think the peaceful side of each religion would prevail. Sufis go beyond external requirements of the religion to seek a personal experience of God through forms of meditation and spiritual growth. Gauss proclaiming the truth of God with boldness and in the spirit of Christ.

    Belief in the book of God and in the messengers and prophets who revealed this book. Chittick The Vision of Islam is one of the most informative books available on Islam. It is, in fact, very suspicious to hear, from Schuon himself, being a muslim since the s, to hear him say, in the nineties, "Exoteric islam doesn't interest me more than any other religion" - because, as a muslim, I think it should? Belief that God is responsible for everything that happens, both good and evil, because everything happens according to the will of God. Although all true Muslims share these beliefs and rituals, Islam is divided into a number of different sects that The Five Pillars of Worship in Islam In the Islamic faith, Muslims are expected to fulfill five fundamental acts of worship.


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Understanding Islam book

This searching exploration of the spiritual and intellectual life of Shi'i Islam is effectively an insider's account of an educational curriculum that has not significantly changed since the middle ages. The individual, however, is still responsible for his or her own moral and immoral actions.

Sufis are Islamic mystics. Here is a list of five books that can provide readers a broader prospective of Islam and clear some of the confusion that you might have about various facets of Islam and its teachings.

I'm happy that people want to learn -- even though I think meeting Muslims is far more valuable than reading about them -- but searching the sea of available choices can be difficult and dangerous.

James Thank you for being bold in the Lord and moving forward in His infinite grace and mercy. It is, in fact, very suspicious to hear, from Schuon himself, being a muslim since the s, to hear him say, in the nineties, "Exoteric islam Understanding Islam book interest me more than any other religion" - because, as a muslim, I think it should?

However, this is the best attempt at a translation into English. In a post-election world, Muslims are finding more allies who often want to help but don't know much about us.

It offers meticulous research showing the arrival of Islam with African slaves and the struggle for religious survival. May there be more voices such as Dr. In God, whose word I praise— in God I trust and am not afraid. All these questions and more are answered by Mattson, who is a religious scholar and teacher.

Here you can learn how you can pray for Muslims, and also order free tracts and materials, as well as read free online materials. The Vision of Islam draws heavily from the Holy Book and the sayings of the Prophet and the other acclaimed literatures of the Islamic tradition.

A number of movements to reform Islam have originated mainly in the 20th century. Most other Muslims, however, deny that either group is a legitimate form of Islam and regard members of both groups as heretics — people who have corrupted and abandoned Islamic belief and practice.

Cook is erudite, witty and incisive and he packs a huge amount into his pages. Islamic-Awareness: An Islamic website specifically dedicated to helping Muslims counter Christian beliefs and arguments.

Anyone thinking of going to the Middle East should read this first. Even specialists in Koranic studies are likely to learn something from this amazingly efficient account of how the Koran was put together, what it contains and how it is studied and recited today.

It is particularly good on the achievements of Persian, Turkish and Indian Muslims. It also has a series of articles on particular suras and verses of interest. He tells of the story of the hypocrites who find their root as posers of Muslim faith who were of a neighboring resentful tribe.

Gauss on writing such an informative book bringing out the darkness that covers every page of the Quran and delusions of the Islamic faith. So the question is, what must the church do when Islam, a world religion, claims unashamedly that Mohammad is a prophet of God, and Jesus is only a prophet ranked as inferior to Mohammad and when Islam holds in its religious fangs 1.

Shahada: A person becomes a Muslim by making the basic statement of testimony or witness. His general book on this topic is compact and attractively illustrated. The Story of the Quran by Ingrid Mattson is a short book, but it clarifies the religious, cultural and even political significance of Islam's holy book, the Quran.

Five books you should read to better understand Islam

For example, they call it the world's youngest religion as it post-dates Christianity. The pictures of Persian miniatures, Mughal architecture, African mosques, modern political posters and much else are lovely.

Truth about God and His salvation through Christ. God is the God of truth.This Islamic guide is for non-Muslims who would like to understand Islam, Muslims (Moslems), and the Holy Quran (Koran). Understanding Islam book is rich in information, references, bibliography, and illustrations. It has been reviewed and edited by many professors and well-educated people.

It is brief and simple to read, yet contains much scientific knowledge. The Key to Understanding Islam. Tagged In: TheGuidetoIslam This book explains that Islam is a code of living that covers all aspects of life.

It comprises a set of acts of worship: some verbal, some practical and others that are constituents of belief. Feb 20,  · Actually there are lots of book concerning the topic.

I've collect some good books which some direct links, in case you need to read them online: A: About Isalm * My journey to Islam / Laila Bigelli * Muhammad in the Mirror of Islam / William C. C. Jan 14,  · ‎Islam is the belief in one God, translated into Arabic as Allah. He is one Supreme Being without shape and form that we can't comprehend.

In the Arabic language, the word Islam has many meanings. It comes from the root of ‘Islam’ is described literally as meaning ‘submission’, /5(60). Sep 01,  · Book Overview A little over thirteen centuries ago, the prophet Muhammad converted a few Arab desert tribes to the belief in a single god, Allah, thus founding the religion of Islam.

Within a century, that belief had created one of history's mightiest empires and today Islam continues to shape events around the atlasbowling.com by: TOWARDS UNDERSTANDING ISLAM.

6 God, the creator and ruler of the universe. As the entire creation obeys the law of God, the whole universe, therefore, literally follows the religion of Islam-for Islam signifies nothing but obedience and submission to Allah, the Lord of the universe.