This is the first English translation of Ibn ʿArabi’s Hilyat al-abdal, a short work which he wrote in the space of an hour during his Meccan period as something that would be ‘of assistance for those on the Path to true happiness’.
The Empire & the Crescent invites readers to examine the role of the United States in world politics and draws their attention to the dangers that open-ended and unchecked American power can cause to the world and ultimately, to itself.
The author has taken an analytical approach to prove that intercession can only be granted by Allah’s permission, and the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) will intercede for mankind at five various levels, i.e. from the crossing of the sirat to the height of peoples rank within the garden of paradise.
Al Mahdi and the end of Time is a detailed exposition on the Mahdi, a man whose arrival is promised by the Prophet Muhammad, who said that he would restore upon the Earth peace and justice, after the tumultuous and dark times brought to life in the last days by the Dajjal.
In recent times things have become very confusing and we have begun to see in bookstores and on websites speculation about future events, based on verses and hadeeths which refer to these future events concerning the signs of the Hour.