By F. E. Peters

Peters during this booklet offers an outline of Islam in response to Islamic resources. He describes the faith, ideals and ideas. He presents quotations from Islamic thinkers. occasionally he contains his perspectives. He doesn't separate if the resources are trustworthy or not.Areas coated, beginning of Prophet(SA), enlargement of Islam, Islamic sciences, islamic thinkers, Islamic Theology, Hadith technology, Sufism.There are definitely a few statements which are disputed by way of others however it isn't Newton's Physics in order that all get an identical effects. i wouldn't take the e-book as an absolute resource ebook yet really as a refernce aspect to assist to make up ones brain and visit the referenced resources at once. publication has significant references for comparability or see the quotations in content material. it's not written from the purpose of a Sufi who has trust in Islam yet quite as a Theology.

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In Numbers 26:58–59 Imran is the name of the father of Moses, Aaron, and their sister Mary, and so there may be some confusion here between the mother of Jesus and the sister of Moses. This, in any event, is the Quran’s retelling of the story of Mary’s own “immaculate conception,” closely linked with that of John the Baptist. ” And when she had given birth to the child, she said, “O Lord, I have delivered but a girl”—but God knew better what she had delivered; the boy could not be as that girl was—“I have named her Mary, (she said) and I give her into Your keeping.

Moses said to his people: “Invoke the help of god and be firm. The earth belongs to God, He can make whom He wills among His creatures inherit it. ” Already We aZicted the people of Pharaoh with famine and the dearth of everything that they might take heed. Yet, when good came their way, they said: “It is our due,” but when misfortune befell them, they put the omen down to Moses and those who were with him. But surely the omen was with God, yet most of them did not understand. ” So We let loose on them floods and locusts, and vermin and frogs and blood—how many diVerent signs.

Then she gathered to him the Apostles, whom he sent out into the world as summoners to God. After this God took him up (again), clothed him with feathers, dressed him in light, and removed from him his desire for food and drink. So he flew about with the angels around the Throne, being of human and angelic kind, earthly and heavenly. Then the Apostles dispersed to where he had bidden each one of them to go. The night in which he descended is the night which the Christians celebrate. They say that he sent Peter to Rome, Andrew and Matthew to the land where the inhabitants eat men, Thomas and Levi to the Orient, Philip and Judas to Qayrawan and Africa, John to Ephesus, the place of the Companions of the Cave (Quran 18), the two James to Jerusalem, which is Aelia, the land of the Holy House, Bartholomew to Arabia, that is, to the Hejaz, Simon to the land of the Berbers.

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