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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Email required Address ccreed made public. It refutes many arguments too and explains the reasonings behind the theology in reference to the Qur’an and Sunnah. An necessary asset for Muslims.

Feb 08, Eric Dykes rated it it iman amazing. At-Tahawi’s creed was actually the earliest creed of Islam and this is why this book is highly regarded – it reflects the earliest views of Islam – views that were held not long after the Prophet’s death. As Imam Subki d.

Fitna began to pour in as the broken door fell apart and the gateway it was set to guard opened up to trials of all sorts. Translations of Tahawj Al-Tahawi’s creed can be found all over the internet; but Sheikh Hamza’s translation does the text justice. Imam tahavi talks about what it means to be a muslim and what it means to be a sunni ahl-e-sunnat wal-jamat. Return to Book Page. Notify me of new comments via email.

The necessity of creedal formulas to emerge subsequently after the time of the Prophet, peace be upon him, and his companions was largely brought on by: Cover to cover, this is an indispensable translation of an indispensable classical text that Sh. Mar 23, Shannen rated it really liked it Recommends it for: It is He who hwmza sent down to you, [O Muhammad], the Book; in it are verses [that are] precise – they are the foundation of the Book – and others unspecific.

I’m taking a class on this book currently. 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. It occupies the highest respect in my collection of books as it is from where I take the articulation of my creed in one hundred and thirty points. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The notes that Sh. A Creed book which has been the subject of untold numbers of Commentary’s and explanations over the centuries.


Great treatise, good for multiple reads and reference. Hopefully, we can see commentaries of this treatise translated yksuf English of the same quality in the near future. This is a classic book of aqeedah Islamic theology that takes our creed step-by-step.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. For example, in the part in which it claims people must obey a ruler even if the ruler is inept, oppressive and unjust, has he conveyed it thawi such or has he smoothed it down to appeal to the contemporary crowd?

The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi by أبو جعفر الطحاوي

He was born during the Abbasid period and this is important in the context of this book because it was a time when many rationalists and those influenced by Hellenistic thought were advocating their ideas.

It is quite a shame that in spite of the fact that Sh. Hamza is the one yhsuf completely tagawi the specific points of contention in his translation while the footnotes of others are rife with accusations and condemnations.

God is one, without partner 2. Ever careful with what he goes hamsa press with, his translation is brilliant and helps those who cannot access the Arabic. 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 al-Tahawi uses. 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.

After the assassination of Uthman raat the hands of the Khawarij, the fitna started to flow into many matters including those of religion.


Has basically everything you need to know about Islamic theology, or Aqeedah. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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.

I read most of this, and I’m really enjoying it.

At Tahawi Creed ( Hamzah Yusuf Translation)

Published April 1st by Zaytuna Institute first published Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hamza Yusuf includes are very beneficial and are free of the partisan attacks unfortunately found in most other English translations of Tahawi’s creed. All [of it] is from our Lord. This is great for people looking to convert to Islam to obtain an creedd of what being Muslim actually means.

Nothing yyusuf like Him. 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 some words that were used in certain places that seemed to be a stretch.

And whatever afflicts him could not have missed him. 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. The Ascension is true. He came from a family of scholarship, piety and intellect hence, “he was destined to live more than an ordinary life” p. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

What is the Creed of Imam al-Tahawi in summary? It is the soundest text of the scholastic community of Islam and protection from deviant beliefs which are outside the fold of Islam.

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