By F. E. Peters
Peters during this publication offers an summary of Islam according to Islamic resources. He describes the faith, ideals and ideas. He presents quotations from Islamic thinkers. occasionally he contains his perspectives. He doesn't separate if the assets are trustworthy or not.Areas lined, delivery of Prophet(SA), enlargement of Islam, Islamic sciences, islamic thinkers, Islamic Theology, Hadith technological know-how, Sufism.There are definitely a few statements which are disputed via others however it isn't Newton's Physics in order that all get a similar effects. i wouldn't take the booklet as an absolute resource publication yet relatively as a refernce aspect to aid to make up ones brain and visit the referenced resources without delay. booklet has huge references for comparability or see the quotations in content material. it's not written from the purpose of a Sufi who has trust in Islam yet really as a Theology.
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The magicians came to Pharaoh. ” So they said. ” “You cast it ﬁrst,” answered Moses. When they cast their spell, they bewitched the eyes of the people and petriﬁed them by conjuring up a great charm. We said to Moses, “Throw down your staV,” and it swallowed up their conjurations in no time. Thus the truth was upheld and the falsehood that they practiced was exposed. Thus there and then they were vanquished and overthrown, humiliated. The sorcerers fell to the ground in homage and said, “We have come to believe in the Lord of the worlds, the Lord of Moses and Aaron.
Quran 34:13), but it is impossible to believe that God would permit his prophet to bow down before an idol. Should something take place (in Solomon’s kingdom of which he is) unaware, then certainly he was not held responsible. (Zamakhshari, Commentary on Quran 38:34) 10. The Muslims’ Jesus The Quran does not much dwell on Jewish history or personalities after Solomon, though in one place (Quran 9:30) it is suggested that at least some Jews regarded Ezra as the son of God in the same fashion as the Christians did Christ.
Life 236–237) [ibn ishaq 1955: 163–164] Apart from the Quran, Jesus appears in a variety of contexts in the teachings of Muhammad. Here, for example, is a tradition reported of the Prophet, one that provides a kind of doctrinal summary of the beliefs of the Muslim, with considerable emphasis on Jesus. It is narrated on the authority of Ubadah ibn Samit that the Messenger of God, may peace be upon him, observed: He who has said: “There is no god but the God, that He is One and there is no associate with Him, that Muhammad is His servant and His Messenger, that the Anointed One [that is, Christ] is His servant and the son of His slave girl, and he [Christ] is His Word, which He communicated to Mary, and is His Spirit, that Paradise is a fact and Hell is a fact,” him God will cause to enter Paradise through which of its eight doors he would like.
A Reader on Classical Islam by F. E. Peters