Islamic Civilization: Its Foundational Beliefs and Principles (Paperback)

Islamic Civilization: Its Foundational Beliefs and Principles By Sayyid Abul A'La Mawdudi, Syed Akif (Translator) Cover Image

Islamic Civilization: Its Foundational Beliefs and Principles (Paperback)

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This book argues that the true understanding of Islamic civlization is possible only by having access to the soul of that civilization and its underlying fundamental principles--belief in God, the Angels, the Prophets, the Revealed Books and the Last Day--rather than to its manifestations in knowledge, literature, fine arts, refined living and system of governance.

Sayyid Abul A'la Mawdudi (1903-1979) was a leading Muslim intellectual and a chief architect of the Islamic revival in the twentieth century. In 1941 he founded Jama'at-i-Islami, a political party in Pakistan, which he led until 1972.

Sayyid Abul A'la Mawdudi (1903-1979) was a leading Muslim intellectual and a chief architect of the Islamic revival in the twentieth century. In 1941 he founded Jama'at-i-Islami, a political party in Pakistan, which he led until 1972. He authored more than a hundred works on Islam, both popular and scholarly, and his writings have been translated into some forty languages.
Product Details ISBN: 9780860374749
ISBN-10: 0860374742
Publisher: Islamic Foundation
Publication Date: November 29th, 2016
Pages: 288
Language: English