Islam by Matthew S. Gordon

By Matthew S. Gordon

;Islam. global Religions КНИГИ ;РЕЛИГИЯ Автор:Matthew S. Gordon Название: Islam. global Religions Издательство: Chelsea condominium guides Год: 2009 Формат: pdf Размер: 5,07 MB Для сайта: www.mirknig.comWith a transforming into wisdom of the presence of Islamic societies world wide and the various Islamic spiritual our bodies that play one of these key position, Islam has emerged within the leading edge of modern-day non secular discussions. "Islam, Fourth variation" dispels a few of the myths and mysteries surrounding this significant global faith, delivering readers with an updated knowing of the connection among faith and politics in state-of-the-art society. The insurance comprises: the founding of Islam; the unfold of Islam; The Koran, Hadith, and Islamic legislation; branches of Islam and their simple ideals; Muslim customs and rituals; the trend of Islamic lifestyles; and, Islam and the trendy world.0

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LifE And TEACHings of MuHAMMAd Although the Quran embodies the teachings of Islam, there is another source of guidance Muslims look to as well—the life and teachings of Muhammad. No individual is viewed with the same awe and respect by Muslims as is Muhammad ibn Abd Allah. In countless biographies and poems Muslims have spoken of their profound attachment to the prophet. He is revered by Muslims Quran, Hadith, and the Law 59 Al-Tabari’s Universal History The greatest work of the scholar Abu Jafar Muhammad ibn Jarir al-Tabari is his universal history, Mukhtasar tarikh al rusul wal muluk wal khulafa.

Their empire stretched from Morocco to India and the Abbasid caliphs earned the respect of the entire world. Their wealth came from many different sources. With their army and navy the caliphs controlled the trade routes that crisscrossed the empire. Their empire produced vast amounts of agricultural products and took in revenue through taxation, allowing the early Abbasids to live comfortably in great splendor. To run their empire the Abbasids Arabian Nights developed a large bureaucratic government centered in Baghdad.

Using these two sources as their guide the scholars worked out a set of laws and regulations that came to be known as the sharia. As they saw it this was to be the foundation of Islamic society. To enforce these laws and regulations the scholars also worked with the government to establish an Islamic court system. At the head of this new system were the chief judges, the qadis. thE CoLLAPsE oF thE EMPIrE By the middle of the 10th century the Islamic Empire had given birth to a new and great civilization.

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