By M. Fethullah Gülen
By Pir Zia Inayat-Khan,Thomas Blachnitzky,Ischtar Marita Dvořák
„Ich werde das Wissen, das ich habe, über den Weg der Wahrheit, Ehre, Gerechtigkeit und Freigebigkeit – kurz: über den Weg der Ritterlichkeit – niederschreiben. Diese Worte sind mein Vermächtnis für dich. Mögen sie dir leuchten als Fackel in der Dunkelheit.“
Königin Belacane stirbt. Mit letzter Kraft verfasst sie ein Vermächtnis, das ihren neugeborenen Sohn Feirefiz auf dem Pfad seines Lebens begleiten soll. Ihre Ratschläge beruhen auf den Richtlinien von futuwwa, einer Sufi-Tradition der mystischen Ritterschaft, die bis auf den Propheten Abraham zurückgeht. Nicht nur im christlichen Abendland gab es Ritterorden und eine höfische Kultur, auch im Alten Orient lebten im Mittelalter Menschen nach den Grundsätzen einer ritterlichen Ethik.
By MIchael Sells
By Anabel Inge
Anabel Inge has won unparalleled entry to Salafi women's teams within the uk to supply the 1st in-depth account in their lives. Drawing on greater than years of ethnographic fieldwork in London, she examines why Salafism is attracting such a lot of younger Somalis, Afro-Caribbean converts, and others. yet she additionally unearths the private dilemmas they confront. This ground-breaking, lucid, and richly distinctive publication could be of significant curiosity to students, policy-makers, newshounds, and basic readers.
By Sulayman Ashrati
In his research of Gulen's considered reconstruction, Ashrati appears to be like at techniques together with the method of nonviolence, religious size of revival, foundations of humanism in Islam, highbrow and religious management, males of carrier, and integration of technology and faith. His analogy of development and architectural paintings comes convenient in realizing either the complexity and openness of the decision for revival via Gulen.
By John L. Esposito,Dalia Mogahed
The terrible occasions of 11th of September dramatically intensified what many observed as an on-going clash among the U.S. and components of the Muslim global. Extremism has grown exponentially as Muslims and non-Muslims alike remain sufferers of worldwide terrorism. Terrorist assaults have happened from Morocco to Indonesia and from Madrid to London, as U.S.-lead wars rage in Iraq and Afghanistan. As of this writing, struggle and terrorism have already claimed greater than 300,000* lives for the reason that 11th of September, the overwhelming majority were civilians.
As we are facing savage activities in an international that turns out ever extra risky and uncontrolled, we're faced day-by-day through research from terrorism specialists and pundits who see the faith of Islam as liable for international terrorism. while. terrorist teams like Al Qaeda beam messages through the global that demonize the West because the enemy of Islam, liable for all of the ills of the Muslim international .
By Ram Swarup
Swarup is evidently skeptical of the declare that the Hadith literature is divinely encouraged. within the creation he says, "The Prophet is stuck because it have been within the usual acts of his lifestyles - napping, consuming, mating, praying, hating, allotting justice, making plans expeditions and revenge opposed to his enemies. the image that emerges is hardly ever flattering. . . . One is . . . left to ask yourself how the believers, new release after iteration, may have discovered this tale so inspiring. the answer's that the believers are conditioned to examine the whole lot in the course of the eyes of religion. To them morality derives from the Prophet's activities. . . .his activities make sure and outline morality."
The Sahih Muslim, an important paintings including 7,190 traditions divided into 1,243 chapters, is infrequently available to the typical reader; so Swarup prices consultant choices that comment on the most tenets of Islam: religion, purification, prayer, fasting, pilgrimage, marriage and divorce, crime and punishment, non secular wars (jihad), paradise, hell, repentance, and lots of different gains of the religion.
To non-Muslims this paintings presents many insights into the frame of mind of the common Muslim who's raised on those traditions approximately Muhammad. It additionally underscores the gulf that exists among the sanctum of orthodox Islam and an more and more secularized Westernized world.
By Moustafa Zayed
By Abu Hamid ALGHAZALI
By Akbar S. Ahmed