Download e-book for iPad: Ahmad ibn Hanbal (Makers of the Muslim World) by Christopher Melchert

By Christopher Melchert

Christopher Melchert examines the forefather of the fourth of the 4 central Sunni colleges of jurisprudence, the Hanbali. Upholding the view that the Qur'an used to be uncreated and the direct notice of God, Ahmad ibn Hanbal (780-855) idea that the holy textual content can be learn actually, rejecting any threat for metaphorical or revisionist interpretation. Melchert assesses the significance of ibn Hanbal's teachings and analyses their relevance in sleek Sunni Islam.

Show description

Read Online or Download Ahmad ibn Hanbal (Makers of the Muslim World) PDF

Best islam books

Get Islam as Political Religion: The Future of an Imperial Faith PDF

This accomplished survey of latest Islam presents a philosophical and theological method of the problems confronted via Muslims and the query of worldwide secularisation. enticing with critics of recent Islam, Shabbir Akhtar units out an time table of what his faith is and will be as a political entity.

Prayer in Islamic Thought and Practice (Themes in Islamic by Marion Holmes Katz PDF

The 5 day-by-day prayers (Salāt) that represent the second one pillar of Islam deeply pervade the typical lifetime of observant Muslims. beforehand, even though, no common learn has analyzed the foundations governing Salāt, the ancient dimensions of its perform and the wealthy number of ways in which it's been interpreted in the Islamic culture.

Get Islam Evolving: Radicalism, Reformation, and the Uneasy PDF

How is Islam adapting to the swift adjustments of the twenty first century? regardless of political unrest and terrorism, the writer argues that many Muslim societies are effectively constructing their very own types of recent existence. unlike the secular liberal version that prevails within the West, Islam is demonstrating other ways to be glossy whereas keeping a pretty Muslim worldview.

Download e-book for iPad: Quran: Interpretations of the Verses Revealed to Muhammad by Muhammad,A.L. Muhammad

Simply because no interpretation of any verse published to Muhammad the Prophet is ideal, we continually pursue larger ones. some of the verses during this ebook are in line with these interpreted by way of the good students A. Yusef Ali, Imam W. Deen Mohammed, Muhammad Asad, and M. M. Pickthall. a few are in accordance with modern works stumbled on on websites like IslamAwakened.

Additional resources for Ahmad ibn Hanbal (Makers of the Muslim World)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Ahmad ibn Hanbal (Makers of the Muslim World) by Christopher Melchert

by George

Rated 4.96 of 5 – based on 40 votes