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The sorrowful Muslim's guide

Author: Ḥusayn Aḥmad Amīn; Yasmin Amin; Nesrin Amin
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2018]
Series: In translation, modern Muslim thinkers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Published as Dalil al-Muslim al-hazan ila muqtada-l-suluk fi'l-qarn al-'ishrin in 1983, this book remains a timely and important read today. Both the resurgence of Islamist politics and the political, social and intellectual upheaval which accompanied the Arab Spring challenge us to re-examine the interaction between the pre-modern Islamic tradition and modern supporters of continuity, reform and change in Muslim  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Amīn, Ḥusayn Aḥmad.
Sorrowful Muslim's guide.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2018]
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ḥusayn Aḥmad Amīn; Yasmin Amin; Nesrin Amin
ISBN: 9781474437097 1474437095 1474437079 9781474437073
OCLC Number: 1055160457
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 222 pages)
Contents: Intro --
A Tribute to Hussein Ahmad Amin by his Brother, Galal Amin --
Hussein Amin: A Courageous Voice Calling for Reform --
Foreword to the Tenth Edition --
The Sorrowful Muslim's Guide --
Reflections on the Evolution of the Prophet's Biographies in the East and West --
Reflections on the Truth about Abū Lahab (the Judas of Banū Hāshim) --
The Role of Ahādīth (Traditions) Ascribed to the Prophet in the History of Islamic Societies --
Is Sufism Islamic? --
Reflections on the Status of the Awliyāʼ --
Political and Social Roots of Islamic Sects --
The Decline in the Position of the Clergy in the Eyes of Muslims --
The Chances of Successfully Establishing a Society Based on Islamic Principles --
The Awaited Mahdi in Contemporary Times --
A Plea for Religious Reform --
Series Title: In translation, modern Muslim thinkers.
Other Titles: Dalīl al-Muslim al-ḥazīn ilá muqtadá al-sulūk fī al-qarn al-ʻishrīn, wa-dirāsāt Islāmīyah ukhrá.
Responsibility: Hussein Ahmad Amin ; translated by Yasmin Amin and Nesrin Amin.


Published as 'Dal?l al-Muslim al-?az?n il? muqtada-l-sul?k f?'l-qarn al-?ishr?n' in 1983, this book remains a timely and important read today. It explores the interaction between pre-Islamic  Read more...


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