Major Themes of the Qur'an
Major Themes of the Qur’an is Fazlur Rahman’s introduction to one of the richest texts in the history of religious thought. In this classic work, Rahman unravels the Qur’an’s complexities on themes such as God, society, revelation, and prophecy with the deep attachment of a Muslim educated in Islamic schools and the clarity of a scholar who taught for decades in the West.
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Bahkan, boleh disyorkan (pada pandangan saya) kepada yang belum islam.
Pun begitu, berhati-hati kerana ada beberapa tempat penulis merujuk kepada ibn Ishaq, yang periwayatannya boleh dipertikai dan diragui.
2) Man as Individual
3) Man in Society
5) Prophethood and Revelation
7) Satan and Evil
8) Emergence of The Muslim Community
The only disappointment was when he says and I qoute: "The Qur’ān will tolerate strongman rule only as a temporary arrangement if people are immature, for how can a society whose people remain immature produce matur ...more
I liked Rahman's commentary, because it helped me see more clearly the differences between Islam ad Christianity ...more
Hai sarey ka sara jahan muntazir,
Imamat ka deedar in ko miley,
Ye mehrab o mimber azan muntazir,
Jahan main Ho shams e imamat tuloo,
Makan muntazir la makan muntazir,
Sunane ko noha Shah e karbala ka,
Har ik Shah ka noha khwan muntazir,
Chaley zulfiqar e ALI a.s aik baar,
Hain sarey he Peer o Jawan muntazir,
Areeze main MEHDI ne bas ye likha,
Aaiye MOLA hai ye madhha khwan muntazir.
However, I cannot shake off my disagreement to some of his views that I found rather eccentric. Perhaps, if only he has not neglected the Sunnah in a such a venture that offers quite a perplexed view on certain central themes of Islam, I would have been more persuaded. Still, I do not reject him categoric ...more