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By F. E. Peters

ISBN-10: 0691033943

ISBN-13: 9780691033945

ISBN-10: 1400812976

ISBN-13: 9781400812974

Peters during this ebook provides an outline of Islam according to Islamic assets. He describes the faith, ideals and ideas. He offers quotations from Islamic thinkers. occasionally he comprises his perspectives. He doesn't separate if the resources are trustworthy or not.Areas coated, start of Prophet(SA), growth of Islam, Islamic sciences, islamic thinkers, Islamic Theology, Hadith technology, Sufism.There are definitely a few statements which are disputed via others however it isn't really Newton's Physics in order that all get a similar effects. i wouldn't take the e-book as an absolute resource publication yet quite as a refernce element to assist to make up ones brain and visit the referenced resources at once. ebook has huge references for comparability or see the quotations in content material. it isn't written from the purpose of a Sufi who has trust in Islam yet really as a Theology.

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Mujahid and other scholars: When God pointed out to Abraham the place of the House and told him how to build the sanctuary, he set out to do the job and Gabriel went with him. ” At last they reached Mecca, which at that time was nothing but acacia trees, mimosa, and thorn trees, and there was a people called Amalekites outside Mecca and its surroundings. The House at that time was but a hill of red clay. ” Abraham directed Hagar and Ishmael to go to al-Hijr [a space at the northwest face of the Ka‹ba], and settled them down there.

Wandered among the houses as a beggar. Whenever he said, “I am Solomon,” people responded by throwing dirt at him and reviling him. Then he went to the fishermen, who employed him to assist them in the hauling in of fish; for this he was paid two fish a day. Solomon remained in this condition for forty days, that is, for as long as idolatry continued to be practiced in his house. ” The impostor is thus unmasked by his violation of the code of ritual purity. He throws the signet ring of Solomon into the sea where it is swallowed by a fish.

They remained there for a month and they fed the poor who called on them. When they saw the moon of (the month of) Shawwal they (descended and) did not enter t h e p a s t, s a c r e d a n d p r o f a n e 39 their homes until they had performed the circumambulation of the Ka‹ba for a week. The Prophet also used to follow (this custom). 105) Tahannuth, then, was a Quraysh practice in the month of Ramadan somehow connected with Mount Hira—how or why we do not know—and included both deeds of charity like feeding the poor or freeing slaves and ritual acts like the circumambulation of the Ka‹ba.

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