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Islamic revelation in the modern world

W. Montgomery Watt

Islamic revelation in the modern world

by W. Montgomery Watt

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Published by University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam -- Relations -- Christianity,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Islam,
  • Islam

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] W. Montgomery Watt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP172 .W3 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5697784M
    ISBN 100852241666
    LC Control Number70103615
    OCLC/WorldCa87606

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    Islamic eschatology is the aspect of Islamic theology concerning ideas of life after death, matters of the soul, and the "Day of Judgement," known as Yawm al-Qiyāmah (Arabic: يوم القيامة ‎, IPA: [ːma], "the Day of Resurrection") or Yawm ad-Dīn (يوم الدين, Arabic pronunciation: [ːn], "the Day of Judgment"). Series: The Modern Muslim World 1 ISBN: In the present edited volume, a serious of internationally recognised scholars adopt an inter-disciplinary approach to the study of ‘religious nationalism’ and the ‘nationalization’ of religion, through focusing on case studies and the religious affiliations and denominations of.


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William Montgomery Watt was a Scottish historian, an Emeritus Professor in Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Watt was one of the foremost non-Muslim interpreters of Islam in the West, was an enormously influential scholar in the field of Islamic studies and a much-revered name for many Muslims all over the world."/5(5).

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Quran The book of Islamic revelation; scripture. The term means “recitation.” The Quran is believed to be the word of God transmitted through the Prophet Muhammad.

The Quran proclaims God's existence and will and is the ultimate source of religious knowledge for Muslims. The Quran serves as both record and guide for the Muslim community, transcending time and. The name Revelation comes from the first word of the book in Koine Greek: ἀποκάλυψις (apokalypsis), which means "unveiling" or "revelation".The author names himself as "John", but modern scholars consider it unlikely that the author of Revelation also wrote the Gospel of John.

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Individual revelation. Thomas Aquinas believed in two types of individual revelation from God, general revelation and special general revelation, God reveals himself through his creation, such that at least some truths about God can be learned by the empirical study of nature, physics, cosmology, etc., to an l revelation is the knowledge of God.

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We are run by scholars, for scholars, who believe strongly in "Publishing for the Sake of Knowledge.".Islam, major world religion that emphasizes monotheism, the unity of God (‘Allah’ in Arabic), and Muhammad as his final messenger in a series of revelations. As the literal word of God, the Qur’an makes known the will of God, to which humans must surrender (lending the name Islam, meaning ‘surrender’).

Thus modern science arose from the Christian West, not from Islamic, Hindu or the animistic world. Eventually, with the repudiation of Christianity which intensified in the Age of Enlightenment, an ever widening chasm developed between the “intellectual class” and organized Christian religion.