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Posts Tagged ‘tawhid’

The Essence of Islamic Civilization (0)

- There can be no doubt that the essence of Islamic civilization is Islam; or that the essence of Islam is tawhid, the act of affirming Allah to be the One, absolute, transcendent Creator, Lord and Master of all that is. These two fundamental... Read More

Islam on Its Own Terms: The Contribution of Isma’il al-Faruqi (1)

- Ralph Braibanti, Duke University In his teaching of Islam the late Dr. Isma'il al-Faruqi had little patience with the anthropomorphic approach with which most comparative religion is taught. He believed there must be faith, belief, and commitment... Read More