The Content of Character
Ethical Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad Volume One
Collected by Shaykh Al-Amin Ali Mazrui
Hardback 97 Pages
ISBN : 9781933294001
Publisher : Sandala
About The Book
As a scholar, Shaykh Al-Amin Mazrui attempted to be a bridge between Islam and modernity.
He argued that while Christianity became the vanguard of progress when it became more secular and less Christian, Islam was the vanguard of progress when it was more Islamic and less secular.
According to Shaykh Al-Amin, progress among Muslims required not the abandonment of Islam but the recovery of the original spirit of Islamic enlightenment. Shaykh Al-Amin's choice of these favoured sayings of the Prophet (pbuh) in The Content of Character.
Translated and introduced here by the well-known American scholar Hamza Yusuf--was influenced by his effort to be a bridge--builder, especially between the values of tradition and the norms of modernity, between the wisdom of religion and the compassion of humanity.
A section on Hadith Classification by Hamza Yusuf and Biography of Narrators.
A small selection but a Gem from the sayings of that marvellous an gifted teacher whom the Qur'an describes as 'a Mercy to all the Worlds'. Read Contemplate and Reflect upon it's meaning and Wisdom.
The Messenger of God (SAW) said : "A Young man never honours old man due to age but that God sends someone to honour him when he reaches that Age." - (At-Tirmidhi)
The Prophet (SAW) also said : "Whoever faults his brother for some wrong shall not die before doing it himself." - (At-Tirmidhi)
Excellent Print and bound Quality with translation to match
Ideal as a Gift to Muslims as well as non Muslims
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