This comprehensive, accessible, and authenticated guide to Islam is essential to understanding the world's fastest-growing religion.
The formidable theologian Ibn Taymiyyah (1263--1328) objected to the influence of Greek philosophy on Islamic thought. This book is his sustained attack on Aristotelian logic and the principles of Greek logical systems generally, contesting the use of syllogistic formulae to attain certitude.
In Allah Loves... Omar Suleiman explores who and what Allah loves so that we may become one of those who are beloved to Him.
The Prophet Muhammad said that one of the supplications of Prophet Dawud was, "O Allah I ask You for Your love and the love of those that love You and all of those actions that would bring me closer to being loved by you."
"I try to explain Love, I expound on it, but when I am faced with it, I have no words, and admit with humility that something as momentous as Love cannot be explained. When the Pen writing on the Guarded Tablet (Law-he-Mahfooz) reached the word 'Ishq' it could go no further, for its heart, it's very being, was rent into two." Hazrat Jalal-ud-din Rumi explained by Shaykh Manzoor Alam.
"Jaw-dropping . . . Inspiring . . . A haunting and beautifully composed book . . . It blew my mind." --Lisa Taddeo, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Three Women
A fearless exposé of the secrets and lies of women's intimate lives, by the bestselling author of The Perfect Nanny and Adèle
Enlightened Contemporaries is the first book to compare the lives and teachings of three of the world's most admired spiritual masters: Francis of Assisi, the Christian saint; Dogen, the great Zen Buddhist teacher; and Rumi, the Islamic Sufi master. They lived during the same turbulent century.
In this volume, Ozgur Koca offers a comprehensive survey of Islamic accounts of causality and freedom from the medieval to the modern era, as well as contemporary relevance. His book is an invitation for Muslims and non-Muslims to explore a rich, but largely forgotten, aspect of Islamic intellectual history.
An autobiographical account of a young man's journey into extremism
Imam Nawawi's commentary on Sahih Muslim is one of the most highly regarded works in Islamic thought and literature.
Accepted by every sunni school of thought, and foundational in the Shaafi school, this text, available for the first time in English, is famed throughout the Muslim world.
Does Islam make people violent? Does Islam make people peaceful? In this book, A. Kevin Reinhart demonstrates that such questions are misleading, because they assume that Islam is a monolithic essence and that Muslims are made the way they are by this monolith.