By Stephen Burge
Angels are a uncomplicated guideline of trust in Islam, showing in a variety of forms and genres of textual content, from eschatology to legislations and theology to devotional fabric. This ebook offers the 1st complete research of angels in Islam, via an research of a suite of traditions (had?th) compiled by way of the fifteenth century polymath Jal?l al-D?n al-Suy?t? (d. 911/1505).
With a spotlight at the important angels in Islam, the writer offers an research and demanding translation of hadith incorporated 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 elevate, 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, development at the learn of angels in Judaism and Christianity to discover facets of comparative non secular ideals approximately angels in addition to bearing on Muslim ideals approximately angels to wider debates in Islamic Studies.
Broadening the research of Islamic angelology and offering an important quantity of newly translated basic resource fabric, this publication 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