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Imam Abu Ja’far Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Azdi al-Tahawi was born in AH 32; when Imam Ibn. 1. The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi by Hamza Yusuf; Page The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi. SKU# TB $ Description; Reviews (0). This product is sold out. A new edition reprint in Winter God willing. The Creed of Imam Tahawi (29 classes). Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Shaykh Ninowy & Shaykh Abdur Rahman teach the work of Imam Al-Tahawi.

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Of them all, The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi is the simplest, the most effective, and the least controversial. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Overview Reviews Contact Us. Oc no one knows its [true] interpretation except Allah. It was actually beautiful.

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The Creed of Imam Al-Tahawi / Hamza Yusuf

His translation is formal without being archaic and is written in a style that Christians can recognize from their own credal formulations. I recommend this for Non-Muslims wanting to know what Muslims believe and for Muslims who are wondering as well! Some of the footnotes could easily be expanded upon into their own books as yusuv can be incredibly thorough. And whatever afflicts him could not have missed him. By buying this product you can collect up to 50 loyalty points.

Imaginations cannot attain Him; comprehensions cannot perceive Him.

Hamza is the one who completely avoided the specific points of contention in his translation while the footnotes of others are rife with accusations and condemnations.

This was even though he had a share in the fiqh of all of the madhabs of fiqh and hadith, and he knew of the various sciences of Islam.


When Tahawi was about 20 years old he abandoned the Shafi’i school and transferred to the Hanafi School. He is the finality of the prophets, the paragon of the pious, the master of the messengers, and the beloved of the Lord of all worlds. Thank God it was translated, and hopefully inshaAllah we can get more works like this done, like a Seerah book of some sorts. I’m taking a class on this book currently.

Different versions are given by his biographers of his conversion to the Hanafi school, but the most probable reason seems to be that the system of Abu Hanifa appealed to his critical insight more than that of Shafi’i. We do not interpret any of it to accord with our opinions, nor do we presume any of it to accord with our whims.

It is the soundest yusf of the scholastic community of Islam and protection from deviant beliefs which are outside the fold of Islam. Michael Bond – the man umam Paddington Bear “All the same Hamza was condemned for assuming they are even correct in their nitpickingbut for which no criticism crded given.

Sheikh Hamza also takes on the issue of why something like The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi was needed, why did Sunni Muslims need to codify their beliefs and engage in philosophical and theological discourse Which is something the early generations of Muslims never did?

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In this book you’ll find the most concise possible yet complete basic tenets of Islamic faith, written by a Salaf scholar: Because Imam al-Tahawi avoided involutedly theological issues and systematically presented the most fundamental aspects of dogmatic theology, his creed has achieved an unusual degree of acceptance in the Muslim milieu.


I enjoyed this particular translation as well. You have no items in your shopping cart.

It is still studied throughout the Muslim world and increasingly in the West. Among them were al-Da’udi, the head of the Zahiris in Khurasan and al-Tabarani well known for his biographical dictionaries of hadith transmitters. Hamza for not reflecting their Anthropomorphic leanings.

It’s amazing for such a short book, you can get a deep understanding of the origins of Islamic theology, and its contemporary status and implications. This is a classic book of aqeedah Islamic theology that takes our creed step-by-step.

At-Tahawi’s creed was actually the earliest creed of Islam and this is why this book is highly regarded – it reflects the earliest views of Islam – views that were held not long tabawi the Prophet’s death. Hopefully, we can see commentaries of this treatise translated into English of the same quality in the near future.

Crfed Imam Subki d. He talks about what beliefs we should have as muslims, what’t the extent of our knowledge of Allah swt, and how to resolve some of the paradoxes we develop due to lack of knowledge.

To the modern Muslims some may be abstruse but keep reading and find a pious scholar of aqidah to take from. This book is cut from that cloth. The necessity of creedal formulas to emerge subsequently after the time of the Prophet, peace be upon him, and his companions was largely brought on by: This product is no longer in stock.