Allah (swt) says in the Qurʾān ﴾Say: We believe in Allah and what has been sent down to us﴿ (2:136). Therefore it is understood by the scholars of Islam that the ‘first obligation’ for a responsible adult is to know Allah.
This booklet presents Shaykh Muḥammad Nawawi al-Jawi al-Bantani’s Al-Nahjah al-jayyidah li-ḥall alfaz Nuqawat al-‘aqidah, his introduction to essential creed and fundamental obligations. The Arabic text is presented along with an English translation.
Towards Understanding Aqidah” is the introductory guide to the beliefs that Muslims are required to believe in. Based on the famous ‘Hadith of Jibril’, the book outlines a detailed yet simple explanation of the key elements of our faith.
This monograph investigates the original creation of Adam (a.s.) by utilising the logical two-tier approach of Muslim dialecticians whereby firstly, the mere rational possibility (imkân) of a human being created without biological parentage will be demonstrated, and secondly, to prove its actual occurrence (wuqū).