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In this clear and accessible introduction to the world of Islam, the history, beliefs, practices, and laws of this ancient religion are introduced. With a special focus on Muslims in Australia, the book addresses such issues as the identities of practitioners of Islam in Australia, what they believe and how they practice their beliefs, and the reality behind the often negative stereotypes presented in the media. The emergence of Islam and its remarkable contributions to philosophy, science, astrology, and medicine are outlined. by Abdullah Saeed
After distinguishing between a sign and a symptom, Avicenna in his Law of Natural Healing (Canon of Medicine), Lecture 7, describes the various states of the human body and types of illnesses and injuries. It also contains O. Cameron Gruner s extensive endnotes. 98 pages
This work sheds light on the intellectual history of Islam, in general, and the position of sciences in Muslim Spain, in particular, where Ibn Hazm lived. 340 pages
A series of short articles and notes on Islamic educational theory, - articles original date is 1835
Meticulously researched, God'ed? The Case for Islam as the Completion of Revelation challenges the most stalwart of theologians. Religious scholar and medical doctor Laurence B. Brown concludes MisGod'ed, his exposé of the shortcomings of Judeo-Christian theology, with God'ed?, which examines the Islamic claim of Muhammad as the foretold final messenger, and the revelation he transmitted, the Qur'an, as the completion of God's revelation to humankind. Together, these two scholarly works differentiate the truth of God's guidance from the falsehoods of human corruption while offering evidence that not only suggests the need for a final, clarifying revelation, but in fact demands...
The book explains that the Qur'an does ask all people to enter into a united covenant with the One True God and share a set of consonant values that will keep humanity within God's favor. It also beckons every reader to understand the universal message of the Revelation to Prophet Muhammad, and inspires every soul to celebrate the fact that there is One God and One Covenant for all humanity. The book uses God's words without excessive commentary to convey His message to English-speaking readers within the context of a fresh perspective that is clear, concise, and well organized. By:...
In recent years the subject of freedom of expression has become a topic of heated debate. Freedom of Expression in Islam offers the first and only detailed presentation in English of freedom of expression from both the legal and moral perspectives of Islam. This work is a pioneering attempt in examining both the evidence on freedom of expression in the sources of the Shari’ah and the limitations, whether moral, legal or theological, that Islam imposes on the valid exercise of this freedom. Freedom of Expression in Islam is informative not only on the subject of the possibilities of freedom of expression within Islam, but also on...
"Michot provides an introduction into the work (Risaleh Dukhaniyyeh) and an outline of the scholarly debates concerning smoking that occured in Turkey in the 16th and 17th centuries." —Islamic Horizons "Against Smoking is a gem of scholarship. This compact book is a major contribution to the study of Islamic pietism in general and Ottoman religious and cultural history in particular." —Professor Ahmet T. Karamustafa, Washington University in St. Louis One of the earliest Arabic texts against smoking, Ahmad al-Aqhisari's Epistle on Tobacco is presented here for the first time in a scholarly edition, together with a fully annotated English translation. Yahya Michot expertly...
A collection of major writings on Islamic economics by one of the leading Muslim intellectuals of the twentieth century. Sayyid Abul A'la Mawdudi Binding: PaperbackPages: 290