By Fazlur Rahman

This longstanding and extremely popular quantity is the 1st to discover the doctrine of prophetic revelation, a serious and definitive sector of Islamic non secular and political idea. In it, the esteemed Islamic pupil Fazlur Rahman strains the inception of this doctrine from historical Greek texts, its interpretation and elaboration via Muslim philosophers with a purpose to swimsuit their imaginative and prescient of the Prophet, and, ultimately, the various levels of attractiveness of those convergent principles by means of the Muslim orthodoxy.

The most modern variation of this vintage textual content contains a new foreword by means of Islamic stories professional Michael Sells, confirming Prophecy in Islam because the most sensible resource on its topic after greater than part a century. This longstanding and very popular quantity is the 1st to discover the doctrine of prophetic revelation, a severe and definitive sector of Islamic non secular and political concept. In it, the esteemed Islamic pupil Fazlur Rahman lines the inception of this doctrine from historical Greek texts, its interpretation and elaboration through Muslim philosophers in an effort to swimsuit their imaginative and prescient of the Prophet, and, eventually, the various levels of attractiveness of those convergent rules by way of the Muslim orthodoxy.

The most modern version of this vintage textual content features a new foreword via Islamic reviews specialist Michael Sells, confirming Prophecy in Islam because the most sensible resource on its topic after greater than part a century.

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