By Stephen Burge
Angels are a easy guideline of trust in Islam, showing in numerous varieties and genres of textual content, from eschatology to legislation and theology to devotional fabric. This e-book provides the 1st entire examine of angels in Islam, via an research of a suite of traditions (had?th) compiled through the fifteenth century polymath Jal?l al-D?n al-Suy?t? (d. 911/1505).
With a spotlight at the significant angels in Islam, the writer presents an research and significant translation of hadith integrated in al-Suyuti’s al-Haba’ik fi akhbar al-mala’ik (‘The association of the Traditions approximately Angels’) – lots of that are translated into English for the 1st time. The ebook discusses the problems that the had?th bring up, exploring why angels are named particularly methods; how angels are defined and portrayed within the had?th; the ways that angels engage with people; and the theological controversies which characteristic angels. From this it truly is attainable to put al-Suy?t?’s assortment in its spiritual and ancient milieu, construction at the learn of angels in Judaism and Christianity to discover elements of comparative spiritual ideals approximately angels in addition to concerning Muslim ideals approximately angels to wider debates in Islamic Studies.
Broadening the research of Islamic angelology and supplying an important volume of newly translated fundamental resource fabric, this ebook might be of serious curiosity to students of Islam, divinity, and comparative religion.
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Angels in Islam: Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti's al-Haba'ik fi akhbar al-mala'ik (Culture and Civilization in the Middle East) by Stephen Burge