Epistle on Worship: Risalat al-'Ubudiyya

Epistle on Worship: Risalat al-'Ubudiyya


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781903682494
Publisher: Islamic Texts Society
Publication date: 11/01/2015
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ahmad Ibn Taymiyya was a renowned theologian and jurist whose influence is still felt today, particularly in Salafi circles. James Pavlin is adjunct professor in the history department at William Paterson University in New Jersey, and a part-time lecturer in the department of religion at Rutgers University. He lives in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Table of Contents


Ibn Taymiyya and his Epistle on Worship vii

Ibn Taymiyya's Methodology xxiv

Ibn Taymiyya's Theology liv

Preliminary Comments to the Translation xciii

The Epistle on Worship

Part I

The Definition of Worship 1

Part II

The Slavery of a Heart 34

The Interaction of Love: Worship and Reliance 47

The Fana of the Prophets and Saints 71

The Summation of Correct Worship 87

Bibliography 119

Index 133

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