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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This is especially so when you compare this translation to another translation entitled “The Muslim Creed”, which is clearly more guilty of the translation choices that Sh. Thank God it was translated, and hopefully inshaAllah we can get more works like this don I read most of this, and I’m really enjoying it. After completing the text my teacher requested that I continue learning Arabic and go through the text again but in Arabic because of the profound language Imam yusu uses.
To ask other readers questions about The Creed of Imam al-Tahawiplease sign up. You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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. Hamza was condemned for assuming they are even correct in their nitpickingbut for which no criticism is given. We do not interpret any of it to accord with our opinions, nor do we presume any of it to accord with our whims.
Whatever misses a person creex not have afflicted him. However the nature of the text is such that it should only be studied with a teacher. Translations of Imaam Al-Tahawi’s creed can be found all over the internet; but Sheikh Hamza’s translation does the text justice. Hamza’s unbelievable effort in translation and this contribution is remarkable, there were a few things that were translated that brought up questions though and may be I dont know how to review an Aqeedah book that has been around for over a Millenium.
Hamza Yusuf prior to a translation that he has produced. Why do we need to give ourselves a label?
The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi
The “criticisms” of this translation greatly annoyed me – particularly when Sh. A glimpse of which I have listed below: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Mar 23, Shannen rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Hopefully, we can see commentaries of this treatise translated into English of the same quality in the near future.
I could have quoted all one hundred and thirty points as they are just as important as the ones listed above. Hamza for not reflecting their Anthropomorphic leanings.
The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi by أبو جعفر الطحاوي
Hamza Yusuf includes are very beneficial and are free of the partisan attacks unfortunately found in most other English translations of Tahawi’s creed.
And whatever afflicts him could not have missed him. It’s important to learn the why’s of the cause the subject came to be before learning the why’s and how’s of the subject itself, simply because it gives both referential and big picture understanding of the subject when studied.
Preservation of traditional Islam became paramount, and thus shortly after, the emergence of the Ashari, Tahawi, Maturidi schools came forth to both preserve and disseminate Islamic orthodox religion.
I’m so glad this had been translated! View all 4 comments. He was a brilliant grammarian and philologist but his major discipline was mastery of the primary sources of Islam, the Qur’an and the Sunna. It was actually beautiful. We also believe in the sun’s rising in the west and the appearance of the Beast of the Earth from its appointed place. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Notify me of new comments via email.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Very well translated, very easy to understand.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Apr 11, Tuscany Bernier rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page.
At the end of the treatise are useful appendices on the life of Abu Huraira and his two top students, understanding jihad, and biographies on the 10 companions who were granted Paradise. The straight-forwardness of the translation and the minimalist commentary makes this work extremely practical and extremely useful as a reference work – the first of Zaytuna’s curriculum series.
All [of it] is from our Lord. Hamza did a tremendous service to the English-speaking world with this publication. And my copy is autographed ; Because of the similarities, I would highly recommend Imam Abu Hanifa’s Al-Fiqh Al-Akbar Explained as an advanced “commentary” on this particular translation.
A helpful tool An insightful introduction by Sh. He came from a family of scholarship, piety and intellect hence, “he was destined to live more than an ordinary life” p. Feb 18, Yusjf rated it it was amazing. In this book you’ll find the most concise possible yet complete basic tenets of Islamic faith, written by a Salaf scholar: May 25, Yaser rated it it was amazing. I’m taking a class on this book currently.
A Creed book which has been the subject of untold numbers of Commentary’s and explanations over the centuries.
We love just and trustworthy people hmaza we loathe oppressive and treacherous people. It is a very deep book and my teacher states that it is a book that is meant to be taught, not just read passively.
Shaykh Hamza says, “to present a basic creedal primer for Muslims to learn quickly and without disputation.