By F. E. Peters
Peters during this publication offers an outline of Islam according to Islamic assets. He describes the faith, ideals and ideas. He presents quotations from Islamic thinkers. occasionally he contains his perspectives. He doesn't separate if the assets are trustworthy or not.Areas lined, beginning of Prophet(SA), enlargement of Islam, Islamic sciences, islamic thinkers, Islamic Theology, Hadith technological know-how, Sufism.There are definitely a few statements which are disputed through others however it isn't really Newton's Physics in order that all get an identical effects. i wouldn't take the ebook as an absolute resource ebook yet really as a refernce aspect to aid to make up ones brain and visit the referenced resources at once. e-book has substantial references for comparability or see the quotations in content material. it isn't written from the purpose of a Sufi who has trust in Islam yet fairly as a Theology.
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So We took vengeance on them and drowned them in the sea for rejecting Our signs and not heeding them. (Quran 7:103–136) As we have already seen, the Quran pays particular attention to the sojourn of the Israelites in Egypt. One of the longer versions of those events occurs in Sura 7, which resumes its narrative after the escape of Moses and his people across the Red Sea. ” “You are ignorant,” he replied. “These people and their ways will surely be destroyed, for false is what they practice. Do you want me to seek for you,” he said, “a god other than the God, when He has exalted you over all the nations of the world?
One fairly consistent Muslim interpretation of the miracle of the Table was to associate it with the multiplication of the loaves and ﬁshes, here told in Matthew’s version. When he heard what had happened Jesus withdrew quietly by boat to a deserted place; but the people heard of it and came after him in crowds by land from the towns. When he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; he felt compassion for them, and he cured those of them who were sick. ” “Bring them here,” he replied. So he told the people to sit down on the grass; then, taking the ﬁve loaves and the two ﬁshes, he looked up to heaven, said the blessing, broke the loaves and gave them to the disciples; and the disciples gave them to the people.
Those who maintain this view have another disagreement among themselves. Many say that this may be nothing more than a ﬁgure that God has oVered to His creatures to inhibit their demanding (divine) signs from the prophets of God. . In our view, however, the correct interpretation is as follows: God (actually) sent down the table to those who asked Jesus to request it from his Lord. We hold this because of the information we have received on this point from the Messenger of God, his companions, and after them the exegetes.
A Reader on Classical Islam by F. E. Peters