‘Abduh, Muhammed. The Theology of Ishaq Musa’ad and Kenneth Cragg. London:Allen & Unwin. Ahmad, Mumtaz. “Islamic. The treatise Risālat al-tawḥīd (The Theology of Unity)1 by the Egyptian scholar and intellectual Muḥammad ʿAbduh (–)2 is a modern classic. The! Theology \ of. Unity Muhammad I Abduh Translated from tile Arabic by. This is a volume in the Books for Libraries collection. Islzaq MUSCl’ ad and Kenneth.

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The Theology of Unity

Egyptian scholar, journalist, theologian, jurist, grand mufti, and reformer, regarded as an architect of Islamic modernism. Autumn Kern marked it as to-read Nov 30, Joseph marked it as to-read May 23, In his youth he was drawn to Sufism and, despite his subsequent attacks on popular superstition, he seems never to have lost his respect for those who in some conditions ‘have access in part to the ultimate mysteries and true insights into the visionary world’ Risalat al-tawhidin Musa’ad and Cragg A corollary of this is that it is pointless for theologians to argue about the divine attributes because we cannot know their nature see Islamic theology.

Just a moment while we sign you in inity your Goodreads account. Akinkunmi marked it as to-read Nov 26, In discussing the moral law, ‘Abduh again begins with an appeal to common sense, arguing that we have no difficulty in recognizing our voluntary actions as good or bad in themselves or by reference to their particular or general consequences.


May marked it as to-read Dec 02, The essentials of ‘Abduh’s modernist thought are contained in this treatise. He said that in Islam, man was not created to be led by a bridle, but that man was given intelligence so theoligy he could be guided by knowledge. Indue to his political activity, Jamal al-Din al-Afghani was exiled and Abduh was exiled to his home village. Tim is currently reading it Nov 28, When he returned to Egypt inAbduh began his abruh career. Fatima Cevahir marked it as to-read Nov 01, Cinta Buku rated it it qbduh amazing Jun 29, To deny any of this would be tantamount to a denial of his existence itself, so opposed would it be to rational evidence.

To ask other readers questions about The Theology Fheology Unityplease sign up. Al-Afghani taught Abduh about the problems of Egypt and the Islamic world and about the technological achievements of the West. Josh marked it as to-read Oct 21, Tamara marked it as to-read Aug 18, Strove to emancipate Muslims from the mentality of taqlid adherence to tradition while retaining Islamic authenticity. Not teology the light-hearted. It is possible that here ‘Abduh was influenced by Mu’tazilism as mediated by al-Afghani’s Shi’ism, or less probably that we should theilogy the influence of Kantian philosophy.

Bitterly opposed by some academics and legal scholars. He rejects further inquiry into how human freedom and divine prescience can be reconciled, on the grounds that such speculation is forbidden.

Retrieved from ” https: His rejection of Greek philosophy in favour of modern science was, however, only partial.


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Abduh, Muhammad – Oxford Islamic Studies Online

The Oxford Dictionary of Islam Covers the religious, political, and social spheres of global Islam in the modern world. Broadbent declared that “Sheikh Abdu was ujity dangerous fanatic or religious enthusiast, for he belonged to the broadest school of Moslem thought, held a political creed akin to pure republicanism, and was a zealous Master of a Masonic Lodge.

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His liberal views, endeared him to the British, in particular Lord Cromer ; however it also caused a rift between him and the khedive Abbas Hilmi and the nationalist leader Mustafa Kamil. Jul 11, Roland Clark rated it liked avduh.

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