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Al-Aqidah al-Tahawiyyah

Al-ʿAqīdah aṭ-Ṭaḥāwiyya Arabic: العقيدة الطحاوية‎ is a popular exposition of Sunni Muslim doctrine written by the tenth-century Egyptian theologian and Hanafi jurist Abu Ja'far Ahmad at-Tahawi.[1][2]

There are a number of Muslim commentaries of the Tahawiyyah including ones by Isma'il ibn Ibrahim al-Shaybani (d. 629 AH), Najm al-Din Mankubars (d. 652 AH), Shuja' al-Din al-Turkistani (d. 733 AH), Siraj al-Din al-Ghaznawi (d. 773 AH), Akmal al-Din al-Babarti (d. 786 AH), Ibn Abi al-Izz (792 AH), 'Abd al-Ghani al-Maydani (d. 1298 AH), Abdullah al-Harari (d. 1429 AH), Omar Abdullah Kamel (d. 1436 AH), and Sa'id Foudah. It comprises 105 key points that list the essential matters in the creed of the Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama'ah[citation needed].

The Unifying Creed of Imam TahawiEdit

The texts raises many points of creed that are essential matters and defines the belief of the Sunni Muslim, covering the topics;

  • On Tawhid
  • On Prophet Muhammad
  • On the Qur'an
  • On the Mi'raj
  • On Al Kawthar
  • On Intercession
  • On the Covenant
  • On Taqdir
  • On the Throne and Chair
  • The Status of Ibrahim and Musa
  • On the Books of Allah
  • On the Muslim and Mu'min
  • On the Messengers
  • In General

Further readingEdit

  • The Creed of Imam Al-Tahawi; ISBN 097028439X[3]
  • Voices of Islam: Voices of tradition, p 208. ISBN 0275987337[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vincent J. Cornell, Voices of Islam: Voices of tradition, p 208. ISBN 0275987337
  2. ^ Bosworth, C.E.; van Donzel, E.; Heinrichs, W.P.; Lecomte, G.; Bearman, P.J.; Bianquis, Th. (2000). Encyclopaedia of Islam (New Edition). Volume X (T-U). Leiden, Netherlands: Brill. p. 101/102. ISBN 9004112111.
  3. ^ Yusuf, Hamza (2008), The Creed of Imam Al-Tahawi, Oxford: Zaytuna Institute (1 Oct 2008)
  4. ^ Cornell, Vincent J. (1 Dec 2006), Voices of Islam: Voices of tradition, Praeger

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