‘Abduh, Muhammed. The Theology of Ishaq Musa’ad and Kenneth Cragg. London:Allen & Unwin. Ahmad, Mumtaz. “Islamic. The treatise Risālat al-tawḥīd (The Theology of Unity)1 by the Egyptian scholar and intellectual Muḥammad ʿAbduh (–)2 is a modern classic. The! Theology \ of. Unity Muhammad I Abduh Translated from tile Arabic by. This is a volume in the Books for Libraries collection. Islzaq MUSCl’ ad and Kenneth.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Abduh regularly called for better friendship between religious communities.

The rational liberalism which he imbibed from al-Afghani was, however, only one facet of his thought. Founders and key figures. Broadbent declared that “Sheikh Abdu was no dangerous fanatic or religious enthusiast, for he belonged to the broadest school of Moslem thought, held a political creed akin to pure republicanism, and was a zealous Master of a Masonic Lodge.

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Be the first to ask a question about The Theology Of Unity. Under al-Afghani’s influence, Abduh combined journalism, politics, pf his own fascination in Islamic mystical spirituality. During his stay there he dedicated his efforts toward furthering respect and friendship between IslamChristianity and Judaism.

The Modern Middle East 2nd ed. Aku marked it as to-read Sep 20, This is particularly clear in his essay on Islam and Christianity, in which he replied to Hanotaux, a French cabinet minister who had contrasted the Semitic mentality of Islam – with its transcendentalism, predestinarianism and contempt for individuals – with the Aryan humanism of Christianity, which through the Trinity raised human dignity to that of God. He was educated in Tanta at a private school. He also accepted the distinction between essences and accidents, arguing that reason gives us knowledge of the latter but not of the former.


Indeed, he is a great man; he abduu the man who deserves to have the epithet applied to him.

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Politics portal Islam portal. Ideas found continuing expression through the journals Al-manarpublished by his disciple Muhammad Rashid Rida d. Moreover, because of its stress on God’s pleasure and wrath, religion has a greater impact theeology ordinary folk than the moralist’s claim that some acts are beneficial and others harmful.

It is possible that here ‘Abduh was influenced by Mu’tazilism as mediated by al-Afghani’s Shi’ism, or less probably that we should detect the influence of Kantian philosophy. Radka marked it as to-read Aug 03, Isha Khan added it Apr 19, He studied French law and read a great many European and Arab works in the libraries of Vienna and Berlin. Afq rated it really liked it Jan 03, Paperbackpages.

Educated at al-Azhar University. Quzaimer Zubli added it Jan 04, His liberal views, endeared him to the British, in particular Lord Cromer ; however it also caused a rift between him and the khedive Abbas Hilmi and the nationalist leader Mustafa Kamil.


Abduh also had meetings in Baghdad with the son of Baha’ism ‘s founder and then spiritual leader, Abdu’l Bahawho he had a generally positive view of – although it was asserted by his students that he was unaware of the extra-Quranic religious scripture or status of Baha’ullah as a prophet in the faith and viewed it as a reformation of Shi’ism.

Abduh also visited Britain and discussed the state of Egypt and Sudan with high-ranking officials. Salafi[2] [3] [4] Islamic Modernism [5].

The Theology of Unity

Sab’u MasajidSaudi Arabia. Elisabeth Colucci is currently reading it Nov 30, Al-Afghani taught Abduh about the problems of Egypt and the Islamic world and about the technological achievements of the West. Mohd Hasnul untiy it as to-read Apr 12, Les nouveaux penseurs de l’islam, p. Grand Mufti of Egypt – Edited the journal Al-urwah al-wuthqa The strongest bond in the s. Views Read Edit View history.