Author: Ibn Abi al-Izz (Author);Transl. by Muhammad Abdul-Haqq Ansari
Pages: 538 Binding: Hardcover
Description from the publisher:
In an age of bewildering spiritual and intellectual confusion; creed has never been more important. Every Muslim is obliged to learn it and is promised protection from deviant beliefs by following the unassailable texts of the scholastic community of Islam. Of them all; The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi is the simplest; the most effective; and the least controversial. It serves as a sound basis for Islamic faith and is the most reliable of the early articulations of Muslim belief. Because Imam al-Tahawi avoided innovated theological issues and systematically presented the most fundamental aspects of dogmatic theology; his creed has achieved an unusual degree of acceptance in the Muslim world. In the thousand years since it was written; many great Muslim scholars have penned commentaries on it. It is still studied throughout the Muslim world and increasingly in the West. however; the one being discussed here is by Ibn Abi Al-'Izz (in 732 A.H.). However; this was eventually published in 1349 A.H. in Mecca.