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A Survey of Muslim Institutions and Culture
A Survey of Muslim Institutions and Culture

A Survey of Muslim Institutions and Culture

by Manzoor Ahmad Hanifi

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Language

English

Publisher

Kitab Bhavan

ISBN

8171511449 - Year: 1992 - Pages: 255

Binding

Hardcover

Manzoor Ahmad Hanifi
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Author: Manzoor Ahmad Hanifi
Publisher: Kitab Bhavan
Year: 1992
Language: English
Pages: 255
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171511449

Description

This book is a clear and concise exposition of Islamic history and culture.

The book is divided into two parts: The first part deals with the history of the Holy Qur'an and the Hadith, the basis of Islamic code of conduct, surveys the principal institutions of the religion, showing the breaking up of the Muslims into different hostile schools and ends with the idea of future existence.

The second part deals with arts, literature, architecture, philosophical speculations, scientific discoveries, women in Islam, Muslim festivals and other cultural achievements of the Arabs.

Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition

PART I
INSTITUTIONS

CHAPTER I
History of the Holy Quran : Implications of the term Quran

CHAPTER II
History of the Hadith : What is Hadith

CHAPTER III
The Shari'at and it Schools of Law : The Shari'at
(1) The Rights of God
(2) The Individual Rights
(3) The Rights of other Men
(4) The Rights of all Creatures

CHAPTER IV
Religio-Political Parties : The Shiism

CHAPTER V
Scholastic Movements : Rationalism

CHAPTER VI
Current Tendencies : Ibn Taimiyya

CHAPTER VII
Religious Institutions in Islam : What is Islam

CHAPTER VIII
Iman and Islam : Iman

CHAPTER IX
Al-Ghazzali : Early Life and Education

CHAPTER X
Sufism (Islamic Mysticism) : Origin, The Derivation of Sufism

PART II
CULTUTAL HISTORY

CHAPTER XI
Cultural History of the Umayyads

CHAPTER XII
Cultural History of the Abbasids : Social Life

CHAPTER XIII
Contributions of Muslims to Scientific Thought

CHAPTER XIV
Muslim Philosophers

CHAPTER XV
Position of Women in Islam

Appendix A : Muslim Festivals
Appendix B : References for further reading

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