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Understanding the Islamic Scripture

Selected Passages from the Qur"an, Translated and with Commentary

by Mustansir Mir

  • 161 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Longman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam,
  • Sacred texts,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • General,
  • Islam - Koran & Sacred Writings,
  • Religion / General,
  • Islam - General,
  • Koran,
  • Theology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10460682M
    ISBN 100321355733
    ISBN 109780321355737


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Mustanstir Mir, Price: $   What Understanding the Islamic Scripture does to the most cherished book of one fourth of humanity amounts to a surgical operation which dispenses with the canon of propriety and respect with which Muslims have treated the Qu'ran for centuries.

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Understanding Islam book. Read 27 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Of the billion people who today follow the Islamic faith, all are profoundly affected by the teachings of Muhammad and by Muslim traditions that have developed over the past thirteen hundred years.

Trivia About Understanding Isl /5. According to Islamic literature, Allah sent thousands of prophets (Jesus being one), but Mohammed is the greatest of them all. Muslims believe in “the Revelations and the Koran.” They believe the Koran is the most holy book.

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Towards an Islamic Understanding of the Christian Gospel. Leave a comment; There’s also a forth book called the Zabur, which matches to the Psalms given to prophet David.

and of course anything that conflicts with Islamic scripture also needs to be noted as part of the analysis. Perhaps at a later stage when I understand more things.

Fundamentalism conjures up in the popular imagination images of violence, intolerance, literal readings of ancient scriptures, anachronistic ideas of gender and sexual ethics.

Understanding Fundamentalism seeks to provide fuller, more accurate pictures of these religious reactions against the modern secular world.

Comparing Christian, Islamic, and Jewish fundamentalist movements. Understanding Islam Part 1 Islamic Scriptures 5. Bukhari: Volume 6, B Number Narrated Abu Huraira: The people of the Scripture (Jews) used to recite the Torah in Hebrew and they used to explain it in Arabic to the Muslims.

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Jihad against non-Muslims and the ultimatum to convert to Islam, pay a special tax, or be killed are in fact based on Islamic law. Why God revealed His message in the form of scriptures, and a brief description of the two of the Scriptures of God: the Bible, and the Quran.

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Book Detail: Category: Book Binding: Paperback Author: Mustansir Mir Number of Pages: This book makes the Quran accessible to the English-speaking student who lacks the linguistic background to read it in the original Arabic by offering accessible translations of, and commentary on, a series of selected passages that are representative of the Islamic scripture.

Mustanstir Mir, Director of the Center for Islamic Studies at Youngstown State University, offers clear. In Islam, ʿĪsā ibn Maryam (Arabic: عِيسَى ٱبْنُ مَرْيَمَ ‎, lit. 'Jesus, son of Mary'), or Jesus, is the penultimate prophet and messenger of God and the Messiah, sent to guide the Children of Israel with a new revelation: Injīl (Arabic for "the gospel").

As in the Christian New Testament, the Quran (the central religious text of Islam) describes Jesus as the Messiah Born: c. 4 BC, Bethlehem, Judea, Roman Empire. Gain profound insight into the ways Muslims think, feel, and believe so you can effectively present the gospel. Empowering and insightful, Greear's guide transcends traditional apologetics to help you understand Islamic culture and religion.

Discover how to avoid offending your Muslim neighbors, form friendships, and respectfully turn objections into opportunities to share your faith/5(3). Islamic scripture has a plethora of content on the Last Judgment and the tribulation associated with it. The two sources which are primarily referred to when exploring the topic of Islamic eschatology are the Qur'an itself and the hadith, or accounts of the actions and sayings of Prophet Muhammad during his lifetime.

One of the functions of the Qur'an as it relates to eschatology and the Day. Daniel Madigan provides a corrective to a generally accepted supposition and an impetus for further thinking about the nature of 'scripture' in Islam."—Andrew Rippin, University of Victoria "This book marks a major advance in studying the Qur'ân, early Islamic history, and Islam's self-understanding.

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This book explores the ways in which an awareness of Islam and the Qur’an can change the way in which the Bible is read. The contributors come from both Muslim and Christian backgrounds, bring various levels of commitment to the Qur’an and the Bible as Scripture, and often have significantly different perspectives.

Islamic Holy Books are the texts which Muslims believe were authored by God through various prophets throughout humanity's history. All these books, in Muslim belief, promulgated the code and laws that God ordained for those people.

Muslims believe the Quran to be the final revelation of God to mankind, and a completion and confirmation of previous scriptures.

More than any other canon of scripture the Qur'ân is self-aware. It observes and discusses the process of its own revelation and reception; it asserts its own authority and claims its place within the history of revelation.

responsive dimension of the Qur'ân is central to understanding Islamic religion and identity. Madigan's book will be. The Web Site of This Book This entire book, as well as more information on Islam, is available online at: 2nd Edition - 3rd Printing Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: ISBN: Published by Darussalam, Publishers and Distributors, Houston, Texas, USA.

A Brief Illustrated Guide To Understanding Islam. pdf The Quran is the pdf sacred text, as it is believed to be the literal word of God as revealed to Muhammad.

The Hadith is a secondary text that records sayings of Muhammad and his followers. These two texts form the basis for all Islamic theology, practice and Sharia (Islamic law). The Judeo-Christian Bible is also respected as revelations from.This book marks a major advance in studying the Qur'ân, early Islamic history, and Islam's self-understanding.

It will be required reading not only for anyone wishing to work in the area of Qur'ânic studies but also for historians of the period of formative : $SCRIPTURE.

skrip'-tur (he graphe, plural hai graphai): The word ebook "writing." In the Old Testament it occurs in the King Ebook Version only once, "the scripture of truth," in Danielwhere it is more correctly rendered in the Revised Version (British and American), "the writing of truth."The reference is not to Holy Scripture, but to the book in which are inscribed God's purposes.