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The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi
translated by Hamza Yusuf Hanson
http://www.amazon.com/Creed-Imam-al-Tahawi-Hamza-Yusuf/dp/097028439X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1212502441&sr=8-1



Maghi -- excellent review.

Question: Does Tahawi's creed predate ibn Tamiyya? And, if so, what are the main differences between the two aqeedah?

Thanks in advance,

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I'm in the middle of studying this book:

Explanation of the Creed By al-Barbahaaree

Its very good so far.. Each point is detailed with supporting hadith
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Ash-Shifa of Qadi 'Iyad: Muhammad Messanger of Allah~ English Tr
[Aisha Bewley, PB, 512pp, Madinah Press, Healing by the recognition of the Rights of the Chosen, Kita]
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MUHAMMAD MESSENGER OF ALLAH
Ash-Shifa of Qadi 'Iyad

Kitab Ash-shifa bi tarif huqub al-Mustafa, (Healing by the recognition of the Rights of the Chosen One),
By Qadi 'Iyad Ibn Musa al- Yashubi
Translated by Aisha Abdarrahman Bewley

Paper Back 512 Pages
Published by Madinah Press

Kitab Ash-shifa bi tarif huqub al-Mustafa, (Healing by the recognition of the Rights of the Chosen One), of Qadi Iyad is perhaps the most frequently used and most commented upon handbook in which the Prophets life, his qualities and miracles are described in every detail. This book is highly admired throughout the Muslim world and is quick to acquaint the reader with the true stature of the Prophet saw.

Ash-Shifa  gathers together all that is necessary to acquaint the reader with the true stature of the prophet, peace and blessing be upon him, with esteem and respect which is due to him, and with the verdict regarding anyone who dares not fulfill what his stature demands or who attempts to denigrate his supreme status - even by as much as a nail pairing.

Originally published under the Islamical Classical Library Series
edited by Syed Anwar Albana and Umar Ibrahim Vadillo 

The Translator:
Aisha Abdurrahman at Tarjumana Bewley
is one today’s most prolific translators of classical Arabic work into English. Aisha Bewley not only understands Arabic but she is also aware of the basic meanings and nature of teachings and history of Islam. Her knowledge is born of experience and direct transmission, not merely academic theory and learning by rote. For more than twenty-five years she has been concerned with making the contents of many classical works in Arabic more Accessible to English-speaking readers for the first time, including Ash-Shifa of Qadi “Iyad. 

She is co-translator The Noble Qur'an A New Rendering of its Meaning in English. Other works include -Al-Muwatta of Imam Malik , Glossary of Islamic Terms,  Islam: The Empowering of Women, Muslim Women A Biographical Dictionary

Read Excerpts from this Book
  1. The Healing by the Rights of the Recognition of the Chosen One Chapter 1 Section 1 of - Ash-Shifa Qadi Iyad
  2. The Obligation to believe in the Prophet  Chapter One of Part Two- Ash-Shifa of Qadi Iyad

Qadi Iyad bin Mussa or Abu al-Fadl Ayyad bin Amer ben Mousssa bin Ayyad bin Mohammed bin Abdellah bin Mussa bin Ayyad al-Yahsobi al-Sabti (1083 - 1149), . Al-Yahobsi refers to Yahob a region in Jemen. Qadi Ayyad was born in Gibraltar. He was a high judge (kadi) in Grenada. He headed a revolt against the coming of the Almohades to Sebta, but lost and was banished to Tadla and later Marrakech. He was a pupil of Abu Abdullah bin Issa, of Imam Abu Abdullah bin Hamdine, of Abu Al Hassan bin Siradj and of imam Abu Al walid Ibn Rushd. As the great imam of Sebta, Ayad ben Musa was apointed Qadi of Grenada.
He was one of the most famous scholars of Maliki law. Qadi Ayyad bin Moussa is one of the seven saints of Marrakesh and is buried near Bab Aļlen. His main work is called Al-Shifa. The university of Marrakech (Cadi Ayyad) was named after him.

 



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Originally posted by Faris al-Farik

Originally posted by maghi85

The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi
translated by Hamza Yusuf Hanson
http://www.amazon.com/Creed-Imam-al-Tahawi-Hamza-Yusuf/dp/097028439X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1212502441&sr=8-1



Maghi -- excellent review.

Question: Does Tahawi's creed predate ibn Tamiyya? And, if so, what are the main differences between the two aqeedah?

Thanks in advance,

Faris



there is lot of difference , dont want to go in to details here.

I will give u small clue.

Imam al-Tahawi's beliefs of Ahl al-Sunna wa al-Jama`a



38. He (Allah) is beyond having limits placed on Him, or being restricted, or having parts or limbs. Nor is He contained by the six directions as all created things are.

For more details pls visit http://www.masud.co.uk/ and search for  ibn taymiyah .



I'm in the middle of studying this book:

Explanation of the Creed By al-Barbahaaree

Its very good so far.. Each point is detailed with supporting hadith



Lil Info abt Al-Barbahaaree

 


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The title of this book was inspired by a verse from the Bible:

 

Let God arise, let His enemies be scattered:
Let them also that hate Him flee before Him.
As smoke is driven away, so drive them away:
As wax melteth before the fire, so let
the wicked perish at the presence of God.
But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice
before God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice.

Psalms 68:1-3

 

 

This is one of those passages in the Bible which prophesy the revolution that was to be brought about by the Prophet Muhammad, upon whom be peace. Before his time, pantheism and polytheism had held sway all over the world. From Noah to Jesus, prophets and reformers had been sent by God to the world where they appealed to the people to renounce their evil practices and in particular, to reject polytheism and to worship only one God. But it was never more than a tiny minority which responded to the call of God's messengers, and that is why a civilization with its roots in ploytheism continued to dominate throughout the known world of the time.

It was then that God sent His final messenger, Muhammad, upon whom be peace, with exactly the same message as had been brought by his predecessors. As he was to be the last in the chain of prophets, God decreed that he should not only bring revelation to mankind, but should, with divine assistance, be successful in extirpating the practice of polytheism once and for all.

This event did indeed take place through the instrumentality of the Prophet, and it is to this that the above mentioned biblical quotation alludes.

This monotheistic revolution continued to predominate for one thousand years. Then history witnessed a new age"”the age of atheism. It was in the 18th and 19th centuries that it reached its culminating point. During this epoch, it was asserted, on the strength of scientific findings, that modern research had destroyed the foundations of religion quite definitively. It is this claim which has thus been expressed by a certain atheist: "Science has shown religion to be history's cruelest and wickedest hoax"¯.

But today, that very same weapon "“ science "“ which was supposed to have brought religion to an ignominious end, has at last, been turned against the scoffers and atheists and we are, at the moment, witnessing the same momentous revolution in thinking as took place in the seventh century with the advent of the Prophet of Islam. God himself has razed the walls of atheism to the ground and science stands ready to bear out His word.

This book is an attempt to describe and explain this new revolution. It strives, moreover, to demonstrate how 20th century research has, on academic grounds, totally demolished the atheistic claims put forward in the 18th and 19th centuries.

In the seventh century, God had opened up new possibilities which were at once availed of by the Prophet of Islam and his companions. As a result, monotheism attained intellectual dominance and the polytheism of that civilization was banished forever. In a like manner, through a modern scientific revolution, God has once again created new opportunities. If alerted to these trends, people of a religious bent of mind can quickly seize these opportunities, and can certainly turn the tide against atheism and set up monotheism in its place. In so doing, they will ultimately be setting history upon one of the finest courses of our human era.

 

The Islamic Centre,    Wahiduddin Khan

New Delhi.     July 12, 1987


 
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In Islam, Reason Leads to Faith

Allah is Known Through Reason

This book is written to point out this reality from which some people turn away because of its being at odds with their interests, and also to disclose the frauds and senseless deductions on which some untrue allegations stand. This is why many diverse subjects are tackled in the book. 

Those who read this book will once more see the indisputable evidence of Allah's existence and witness that Allah's existence encompasses all things: the ‘reason’ knows this. Just as He has created this all-pervading order, He is the One Who also maintains it incessantly.

 

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The Revival of Religious Sciences, by Al-Ghazali

The Revival of the Religions Sciences (Iḥyaʾ ʿulum al-dīn) is widely regarded as the greatest work of Muslim spirituality, and has, for centuries, been the most read work after the Qurʾān in the Muslim world.

The Revival of the Religious Sciences is divided into four parts each containing ten chapters.

- The first part deals with knowledge and the requirements of faith—ritual purity, prayer, charity, fasting, pilgrimage, recitation of the Qurʾān, etc.;

- Part two concentrates mostly on people and society—the manners relating to eating, marriage, earning a living, friendship, etc.;

- Parts three and four are dedicated to the inner life of the soul and discuss first the vices that people must overcome in themselves and then the virtues that they must strive to achieve.

Below are details of the books contents, translations, mainly in English and a link to the original Arabic here for the first time on the internet.

http://www.ghazali.org/site/ihya.htm

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Travelling Light: Imam al-Ghazali's Revival of the Religious Sciences, with Abdal Hakim Murad. Books 31-34



Imam al-Ghazali (d.1111), known as the ‘Proof of Islam’, authored over a hundred books on all the Islamic scholarly disciplines. But he is most celebrated for his Revival of the Religious Sciences (Ihya’ Ulum al-Din), a compendium of spiritual guidance which he wrote to revive the flagging fortunes of the Islamic world in his age. Covering every aspect of the religion, from belief, to worship, to daily life, to vice, virtue, and the final encounter with God, this text is regarded as one of the masterpieces of world sacred literature.

This DVD introduces four of the most important of the forty ‘books’ which comprise this massive work. They relate to ‘Saving Practices’ (munjiyat).

*** Please note that these DVD's will ship in the second week of January 2009 from the United Kingdom. For those in North America, we are in the process of updating our shipping rates to accurately reflect the cost of international postage.***

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The Life of the Last Prophet

The influence of Muhammad's prophethood is visible in everything that the world now contains: beliefs and patterns of thought, culture and civilization, morals and modes of living, knowledge and learning. In short, all spheres of human endeavor. Strange indeed, therefore, that so many people on the face of the earth today have little or no knowledge of the life and mission of this last great Prophet of God and his historical impact on the world that we live in.

This Special Edition release of the biography combines the book and CD with the spoken word recording by Yusuf Islam and contains selected verses of the Qur’an, recited by the renowned Egyptian Qari’ (reciter), Shaikh Muhammad Al-Minyaoui. It also includes the song Tala’a al-Badru ‘Alayna, and a beautiful rendition of the adhan (call to prayer).

Format: Digibook
Book: 64 pages
CD: 1hour 11mins approx

Track Listing
  Early Life
  1- Call to Prayer
2- Introduction
3- The Trustworthy
  4- The Black Stone
  5- Polytheists and Idols
 
  Prophethood
7- The Cave
  8- Read! (Surah Al-Alaq)
  9- The Opening (Surah Al- Fatihah)
  10- Allah; The One (Surah Al-Ikhlas)
  11- Rejection and Boycott
  12- The Night Journey
  13- The Lote Tree (Surah Al-Isra)
 
  Migration
  14- Five Daily Prayers
  15- Al-Madinah
  16- The First Constitution
  17- Migrants and Helpers (Surah Al-Anfal)
  18- Charity and Fasting
  19- People of the Book
  20- Permission to Fight (Surah Al-Hajj)
  21- Battle of Badr
  22- Truce of Hudaybiyyah
  23- Call to the Rulers
  24- Common Terms (Surah Al-Imran)
 
  Conquest of Makkah
  25- Makkah Opened
  26- La Ilaha Illa Allah
  27- Idols Smashed
  28- Religion of Truth
29- Farewell Pilgrimage
  30- This Day (Surah Al-Maidah)
  31- The Death of the Prophet (pbuh)
  32- Muhammad Al-Mustafa
  33- Supplication (Du'd)
34- Tala'a Al-Badru 'Alayna
   

 

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The Life of the Prophet Muhammad By Hamza Yusuf £39.99
The Life of the Prophet Muhammad By Hamza Yusuf

This brilliant narration of the life of the Prophet (s) was originally presented by Hamza Yusuf in a twelve week course based on the book, Muhammad (s) by Martin Lings. It is unrivaled in its analysis of the Prophet's (s) life, making his amazing persona come alive. The focus of the narration is the Prophet's relationship with Allah through the Qur'an. Listeners learn verses in the order they were revealed to show how they impacted the young Muslim nation. Audio only, Available in 24 tape set or 24 CD set in Gift Case
This Seerah course, that Shaikh Hamza Yusuf gave at the Islamic Study School in Hayward, California, in 1998. “An amazing insightful, and heart-warming class… highly recommended for all ages.” A must for all seeking knowledge
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