The Fundamentals of Tawheed has ratings and 34 reviews. Sarah said: This is possibly my favourite book regarding Islam. I am a Muslim revert and when. Fundamental understanding of Tawheed (Monotheism) and different forms of Shirk. A valuable book by Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips. Author: Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Phillips | Pages: | Size: 7 MB. This book presents a detailed explanation of the classical Islamic concept of.
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Tawheedthe belief in the Oneness of Allah, is the core of the Islamic faith. This chapter is very clear in its argument against grave worship, and includes an interesting reference to the Chinese practice of ancestor worship.
Philips gives us the information necessary to recognize the practices that go against tawheed so that we may change any mistaken patterns of thought or behaviour and approach Allah in the way that He loves and wants from us. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It includes an index of the hadiths cited, as well as an informative bibliography. Nicely presented with authentic hadith and references.
A very handy book to keep on the shelf, for both Muslims and non- Muslims. Oct 01, Shifil Yousaf rated it it was amazing.
View all 3 comments. May 25, Ashek Shaahid rated it it was amazing. I would recommend this book to anyone who is trying to find out about the Pphillips teachings of Islamic monotheism.
French and German translations of this book are also available. The following outline and summary of the remaining chapters of the fudamental point out the depth and breadth of his treatment of the subject of Tawheed. It really felt like I spent the first year of my life as a Muslim arguing with the Muslim community.
The Fundamentals of Tawheed (Islamic Monotheism) Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips
The subjects discussed include The Barzakh, the partition between death and resurrectionPre-Creation, the soul of each child is created prior to its birth on earthThe Fitrah, an infant’s natural belief in Allahthe Born Muslim, is not automatically guaranteed Paradisethe Covenant, between man and Allah made during pre-creation is to practice the principle of Tawheed into our daily lives. Trivia About The Fundamentals This chapter discusses the concept of Allah’s transcendency over all creation, its Significance in helping man avoid belief in the erroneous concept of the immanence of Allah, the Danger of the Immanence Concept which could lead one to treat created matter as equal to Allah or to believe that one may be possessed of ivinity equal to Allah, and Clear Proofs of Allah’s transcendency including consideration of the following proofs: This book is a must read for anyone wishing to properly understand the religion of Islam.
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This chapter concludes with a brief consideration of some of the fndamental popular “bad luck” omens prevalent in Western society such as knocking on wood, spilling salt, breaking a mirror, black cats, and the His arguments are supported by citations from various hadith, the Quran, and other sources.
Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips.
A simplified presentation of the basic beliefs of Islam. This is an awful truth, but one that we must realize so that we can correct the basis of what we think, say, and do, in order to receive the hoped-for rewards and to avoid a terrible punishment.
Its phiolips must have book for any one studying Islamic theology. Many parts of it were originally prepared as instructional materials for the Minaret ar-Riyadh English Medium Islamic School and have been circulated in Muslim communities across the United States and in the West Indies.
We already know who is Bilal Phillips. Aug 11, Sarah Lameche rated it it was amazing Shelves: They can be purchased directly from the publisher, International Islamic Publishing Houseat www. Without tawheed, our actions and worship fundamentla be rendered null and void. Despite the importance of this doctrine, there is a dearth of books about this subject written specifically with the English-speaking Muslim in mind.
Oct 16, Sabiha Sultana rated it it was amazing. A ground breaking work in English language in this category from Shk Philips. It covers alot of things like shirk,charms and omens,fortunetelling,astrology,magic,saint worship,and much more.
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Despite its apparently simple style, it is based upon deep and thorough scholarship. The discussion of these proofs is sometimes tends to the abstract and may require diligent effort on the part of the reader to philljps. May Allah grant him jannat al firdous for all the good he has done.
The knowledge it provides will help to keep the devout English-speaking Muslim, and others, on the Straight Path. The Fundamentals of Tawheed clarifies in detail what Islam means when it says “ONE GOD” by identifying and explaining examples of the violation of the unique oneness of God within the cultures and beliefs of many cultures, the author proves Islam to be the only truly and purely monotheistic religion.
The author makes a valiant attempt to discuss these complex ideas as clearly as possible.