Download e-book for kindle: Angels in Islam: Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti's al-Haba'ik fi by Stephen Burge

By Stephen Burge

Angels are a simple guiding principle of trust in Islam, showing in numerous kinds and genres of textual content, from eschatology to legislations and theology to devotional fabric. This booklet provides the 1st entire learn of angels in Islam, via an research of a suite of traditions (had?th) compiled by means of the fifteenth century polymath Jal?l al-D?n al-Suy?t? (d. 911/1505).

With a spotlight at the crucial angels in Islam, the writer presents an research and significant translation of hadith incorporated in al-Suyuti’s al-Haba’ik fi akhbar al-mala’ik (‘The association of the Traditions approximately Angels’) – a lot of that are translated into English for the 1st time. The e-book discusses the problems that the had?th bring up, exploring why angels are named specifically methods; how angels are defined and portrayed within the had?th; the ways that angels engage with people; and the theological controversies which function angels. From this it really is attainable to put al-Suy?t?’s assortment in its non secular and old milieu, construction at the research of angels in Judaism and Christianity to discover points of comparative non secular ideals approximately angels in addition to concerning Muslim ideals approximately angels to wider debates in Islamic Studies.

Broadening the learn of Islamic angelology and supplying an important volume of newly translated basic resource fabric, this ebook might be of significant curiosity to students of Islam, divinity, and comparative religion.

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