Ethico-Religious Concepts in the Qur'án / Edition 1

Ethico-Religious Concepts in the Qur'án / Edition 1

by Toshihiko Izutsu
     
 


A revelation of the guiding spirit of the Islamic moral code.See more details below

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A revelation of the guiding spirit of the Islamic moral code.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773524279
Publisher:
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
06/05/2002
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction: Language and Culture3
IThe Scope and Focus of the Study16
IIThe Method of Analysis and Its Application24
IIIThe Pessimistic Conception of the Earthly Life45
IVThe Spirit of Tribal Solidarity55
VThe Islamization of Old Arab Virtues74
Generosity75
Courage83
Loyalty86
Veracity97
Patience101
VIThe Basic Moral Dichotomy105
The Companions of Paradise108
The Companions of Hell111
VIIThe Inner Structure of the Concept of Kufr119
The Element of Ingratitude in Kufr120
Kufr as Opposed to Iman124
The Heart of a Kafir127
Kufr and Shirk130
Kufr in the Sense of 'Going Astray'133
Hawa as the Immediate Cause of Dalal139
The Attitude of Haughtiness142
Mocking at Revelation152
Contentiousness154
VIIIThe Semantic Field of Kufr156
Fasiq156
Fajir162
Zalim164
IXReligious Hypocrisy178
XThe Believer184
The Ideal Believer184
Iman, Belief, as Opposed to Kufr187
Islam and Muslim189
Divine Guidance193
The Fear of God195
Thankfulness200
XIGood and Bad203
Salih204
Birr207
Fasad211
Ma'ruf and Munkar213
Khayr and Sharr217
HSN and SW'221
Fahsha' or Fahishah233
Tayyib and Khabith235
Haram and Halal237
Sins241
Conclusion250
Index of Qur'anic Citations255
Index of Arabic Words265
Index of Subjects276

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