Islamic Civilization: Its Foundational Beliefs and Principles

Islamic Civilization: Its Foundational Beliefs and Principles

by Sayyid Abul A'la Mawdudi, Syed Akif

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Overview

Mawdudi argues that the true understanding of Islamic civilization is possible only by having access to the soul of that civilization and its underlying fundamental principles – belief in God, the angels, the Prophets, the Revealed Books and the Last Day – rather than to its manifestations in knowledge, literature, fine arts, social life or its system of governance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780860376958
Publisher: Kube Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 07/02/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Mawlana Sayyid Abdul A 'La Mawdudi (1903-1979), one of the chief architects and leaders of the contemporary Islamic resurgence, was an outstanding Islamic thinker and writer of his time. He devoted his entire life to expounding the meaning and message of Islam, inviting individuals to renew their commitment to their Creator, and to organizing a movement to establish Islam fully.

Table of Contents

Translator’s Note (by Syed Akif)
Foreword (by Zafar Ishaq Ansari)
Transliteration Table
Preface (by Sayyid Abul A[la Mawdudi)
Publisher’s Note (by M. Manazir Ahsan)
1. The Islamic Concept of Temporal Life
2. The Ideal of Life
3. Foundational Philosophy and Beliefs
4. Belief (Iman) in Allah
5. Belief (Iman) in the Angels
6. Belief (Iman) in the Messengers and Prophets
7. Belief (Iman) in the Heavenly Scripture
8. Belief (Iman) in the Last Day
9. The Importance of Belief (Iman) in Islamic Civilization
Appendix: Life after Death
Index

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