The Essential Islamic Creed
By Shaykh Ahmad Ibn Zayni Dahlan
Translation and Footnotes By Amjad Mahmood
Paperback 105 Pages
ISBN : 9780993475603
Size: 21.6 x 13.9 cm
Publisher: Heritage Press
Arabic - English
About The Book
The essence of Islam is its creed, which validates the performance of one's worship; thus making it eligible for acceptance.
The obligation to have sound doctrine has led Muslim theologians to develop an elaborate discipline of creed based primarily on the Qur'an and Sunnah, whilst also incorporating sound rational argumentation.
This work by Shaykh Ahmad ibn Zayni Dahlan is a summary of the core tenets of faith in the manner of the Late-Sunni Tradition, enumerating what a Muslim should believe regarding
Table of Contents :
Chapter [I]. Foundational Principles,
Chapter [II]. The Attributes of Allah,
Chapter [III]. The Attributes of The Prophets, alayhim as-Salam,
Chapter [IV]. The Unseen Realm and the Afterlife, & other Essential Beliefs and Practices,
Contains Extensive Notes and References.
About The Author
Shaykh Ahmad ibn Zayni Dahlan (1817-1886) was the leading Shafi'i mufti and scholar of Mecca during the second half of the 13th century, and an authority on Islamic history.
He was born in 1231 AH. He lived when the first printing press was established in Mecca, which resulted in a number of his works being printed.
He authored, and personally published, numerous works on the Islamic sciences and history.
His major contribution to the madhhab came in the form of his numerous students, including Sayyid `Alawi ibn Ahmad al-Saqqaf, Sayyid Abu Bakr Shatta, Shaykh `Umar Ba Junayd, and Sayyid Husayn ibn Muhammad al-Hibshi.
Some of the works published by him include,
Creed of Imam Bayhaqi, English Abridgment of al-I'tiqad wa'l ...
Three Treatises on I'jaz of Qur'an: Khattabi, Rummani & Jurjani
Gift for Muslims: Islamic Studies Curriculum for Schools
Arabic Writing: Book 2 By Muhammad Imran Erfani, Goodword
Al-Aqida al-Tahawiyya: Arabic - English & Commentary
Social Justice in Islam (Al-Adalat al-Ijtima Iyyab): Sayyid Qutb
My First Quran Storybook, Goodword Books
Understanding the Four Madhabs By Abdal Hakim Murad (MAT)
Islamic Studies Weekend Learning Series Level 02