‘Abduh, Muhammed. The Theology of Ishaq Musa’ad and Kenneth Cragg. London:Allen & Unwin. Ahmad, Mumtaz. “Islamic. The treatise Risālat al-tawḥīd (The Theology of Unity)1 by the Egyptian scholar and intellectual Muḥammad ʿAbduh (–)2 is a modern classic. The! Theology \ of. Unity Muhammad I Abduh Translated from tile Arabic by. This is a volume in the Books for Libraries collection. Islzaq MUSCl’ ad and Kenneth.

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Khalil Yusuf marked it as to-read Nov 18, Arberry, first published ; The Qur’an, translated by M. He replied that it was for a “political and social purpose”. Rohail Waseem marked it as to-read Sep 29, During his stay there he dedicated his efforts toward furthering respect and friendship nuity IslamChristianity and Judaism.

1.10 Muḥammad ʿAbduh: The Theology of Unity (Egypt, 1898)

Mun rated it it was amazing Aug 21, Refresh and try again. Indeed, he is a great man; he is the man who deserves to have the epithet applied to him. Not for the light-hearted. Muhammad Abduh argued that Muslims could not simply rely on the interpretations of texts provided by medieval clerics; they needed to use reason to keep up with changing times.


Abfuh also accepted the distinction between essences and accidents, arguing that reason gives us knowledge of the latter but not of the former. He accepted the distinction between necessary being, possible things and impossible things, using it to prove the existence of God.

Annisa Fadhilah rated it it was amazing Sep 17, In line with Masonic principles, Abduh sought to encourage unity with all religious traditions.

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Bitterly opposed by some academics and legal scholars. His rejection of Greek philosophy in favour of modern science was, however, only partial. As a judge, he was involved in many decisions, some of which were considered liberal such as the ability to utilize meat butchered thsology non-Muslims and the acceptance of loan interest.

He was against polygamy and thought that it was an archaic custom. Salafi[2] [3] [4] Islamic Modernism [5].

Abduh, Muhammad

A third influence – the one which is dominant in the Risalat al-tawhid The Theology of Unity and the Tafsir al-manar The Manar Commentary – is that of the fourteenth-century Hanbalite jurist Ibn Taymiyyawho fuelled his desire to purify Islam of later accretions and return to the essentials of the faith as practised by the first generations of Muslims.

Hame Muhammad marked it as to-read Aug 02, Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A Practical Comparative-contrastive AnalysisRoutledge, p. Egyptian scholar, journalist, theologian, jurist, grand mufti, and reformer, regarded as an architect of Islamic modernism.


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Isha Khan added it Apr 19, Radka marked it as unitu Aug 03, Be the first to ask a question about The Theology Of Unity. Fatima Cevahir marked it as to-read Nov 01, He was a student of Jamal al-Din al-Afghani[14] a philosopher and Muslim religious reformer who advocated Pan-Islamism to resist European colonialism.

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If actions are self-evidently good or bad in the absolute way in which ‘Abduh alleges, however, it might be thought that religion is unnecessary. Arthur rated it really liked it Mar 09, Mohd Hasnul marked it as to-read Apr 12, Broadly speaking, he preached brotherhood between all schools of thought ujity Islam.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Most popular work yheology Risalat al-tawhid The theology of unitywhich asserts belief in God as a rational act and the need for rational analysis of revelation.

Dec 26, G Barahona rated theologgy liked it. The Modern Middle East 2nd ed. Arnold Yasin rated it it was amazing Jun 12, The conclusions he drew from his travels were that Muslims suffer from ignorance about their own religion and the despotism of unjust rulers.