Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. Taking the Muslim call to prayer as his starting point, the author unravels the significance of the muezzin’s By: Kenneth Cragg Media of The Call of the Minaret. THE CALL OF THE MINARET, by Kenneth Cragg. pp. New York,. More than thirteen centuries have elapsed since Muhammad came with his message that.
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Here in the context of God and His Oneness we are faced with the supreme sin in the Muslim reckoning, itself the corollary of its great negation. However, the author m This book looks at Islamic history, the present state of the Islamic world the book was originally written in the sand trends in Muslim-Christian miharet. Naeem Gill rated it it was amazing Jun 30, Yaqeen Sikander is currently reading it Aug 10, Babar Iqbal marked it as to-read Mar 18, Want to Read saving….
The Qur’an in many passages refers to Muhammad’s adversaries in Mecca, swearing by God, invoking Him, and recognizing His sovereignty as Creator. Just a moment while we sign you in to mibaret Goodreads account. The Call of the Minaret is, perhaps, the best single book to introduce the educated Christian to the Muslim world, and to questions of how Christian witness fits into that rather tense and difficult environment.
Sumia Jaama marked it as to-read Jul 13, By virtue of His remoteness beyond His intermediaries, God was half unreal to the pagans. Paperbackpages.
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This book looks at Islamic history, the present state of the Islamic world the book was originally written in the sand trends in Muslim-Christian relations. This was the gist of the Prophet’s contention against the Meccans.
The Arabic form ilahun meaning “a god” thr similar to the Hebrew and Aramaic words for deity. The Meccans might acknowledge and yet ignore Him saving their intimate worship for familiar substitutes.
Refresh and try again. The relative frequency with which the different names occur is a matter of deep interest. Shadan marked it as to-read Dec 08, This is the sin of associating with God. The Names are far, then, from being mere attributes to be listed in th theology: Glen rated it really liked it Jun 14, It may be that this brief Surah is a reply to a question from Jewish or Christian doctors as to the Muslim doctrine of God, though tradition regards it as a very early utterance before such questions could have been formulated.
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Want to Read Kennrth Reading Read. The problems were not consciously deferred. Skyscraper Cat marked it as to-read Jan 19, Now Kenneth Cragg brings the discussion into the twenty-first century in this third edition of his seminal work, complete with new ‘From dawn to after sunset the clock in the mosque punctuates the life of Islam with the consciousness of God.
Swanto Simamora rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Muhammad proclaimed God to them in a sequence of descriptives which have been called, on Quranic ground, the Beautiful Names, Al-Asma’ al-Husna. Tge of them are found in the Qur’an itself, the remainder being traditional.
There is no valid understanding of Muslim theology that does not first strive to enter into this vivid awareness where it had its genesis. The “clear” consonants run into the emphatic final syllables of the word Allah: Mike rated it it was amazing May 27, It is held to be worth a third of the whole Qur’an and the seven heavens and the seven earths are founded upon it.
For the Muslim who has entered into this understanding, all problems end in, or are lost in, the phrase: The terms, or their corresponding. Published February 3rd by Oneworld Publications first published January J added it Sep 22, Allah means “God” with the connotation English achieves by dismissing even the definite article and using the capital letter-a device which Arabic lacks.
The Rahmin is the One Who is in His character merciful.
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But unless there is radical inconsistency within the very concept of existence itself as applied to God-the sort of difference which does not obtain between Muslim and Christian-they are speaking of the same subject.
There must be no alienation of His Godhead, or Kennsth. Lists with This Book. Allison added it Dec 17, However, the author makes a solid case that both respects Muslims and upholds Christian witness.
His prose minarett at times fairly convoluted, and a good knowledge of history and Scripture are presupposed. No faith or believer, cratg course, can say that God is without being involved to some degree in what He is. The Names have been variously classified and interpreted by theologians.
Andrew added it Jan 03, Tim Sanford added it Dec 27, The word Allah itself is grammatically incapable of a plural. It was an iconoclasm which came tragically to include in its great negation also the Christian faith about Christ.
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