By F. E. Peters
Peters during this booklet provides an outline of Islam in keeping with Islamic resources. He describes the faith, ideals and ideas. He presents quotations from Islamic thinkers. occasionally he comprises his perspectives. He doesn't separate if the assets are trustworthy or not.Areas coated, beginning of Prophet(SA), enlargement of Islam, Islamic sciences, islamic thinkers, Islamic Theology, Hadith technology, Sufism.There are definitely a few statements which are disputed by way of 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 e-book yet quite as a refernce aspect to assist to make up ones brain and visit the referenced assets without delay. booklet has enormous 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 fairly as a Theology.
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It was the jinn, for example, who assisted Solomon in building the Temple in Jerusalem, as these verses of the Quran appear to reﬂect. We (subjugated) the wind to Solomon. Its morning journey took one month, and its evening one month. We made a spring of molten brass to ﬂow for him; and many jinns labored for him by the will of his Lord. Any one of them who turned from Our command was made to taste the torment of blazing ﬁre. ” But few among My creatures are thankful. (Quran 34: 12–13) With this provocative Quranic portrait before them, the later Muslim commentators supplied a great many additional details, like these on the seal and ring of Solomon.
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A Reader on Classical Islam by F. E. Peters