Download Abdullâh Ibn Saba and Other Myths by as-Sayyid Murtadã al-‘Askarī (Translated by M. J. Muqaddas) PDF

By as-Sayyid Murtadã al-‘Askarī (Translated by M. J. Muqaddas)

Show description

Read or Download Abdullâh Ibn Saba and Other Myths PDF

Similar islam books

The Koran: A Very Short Introduction

The Koran has constituted a remarkably resilient center of id and continuity for a spiritual culture that's now in its 15th century. during this Very brief creation, Michael cook dinner presents a lucid and direct account of the importance of the Koran either within the glossy international and in that of conventional Islam.

Striving in the Path of God: Jihad and Martyrdom in Islamic Thought

In renowned and educational literature, jihad is predominantly assumed to refer completely to armed strive against, and martyrdom within the Islamic context is known to be at all times of the army type. this attitude, derived normally from criminal texts, has resulted in discussions of jihad and martyrdom as ideas with fastened, common meanings divorced from the socio-political conditions within which they've been deployed during the centuries.

Muslims and Matriarchs: Cultural Resilience in Indonesia through Jihad and Colonialism

Muslims and Matriarchs is a background of an strange, most likely heretical, and finally resilient cultural process. The Minangkabau tradition of West Sumatra, Indonesia, is widely known because the world's greatest matrilineal tradition; Minangkabau individuals are additionally Muslim and well-known for his or her piety. during this booklet, Jeffrey Hadler examines the altering principles of domestic and relatives in Minangkabau from the past due eighteenth century to the Nineteen Thirties.

Extra info for Abdullâh Ibn Saba and Other Myths

Example text

In his book Tãrīkhol Omam wal Mulook (The History of Nations and Kings), Tabari has quoted the story of the Sabaians exclusively from Saif Bin ‘Omar Tamīmī. L. e. ) the events concerning Abũzar took place. Mo‘ãwia sent Abũzar from (Damascus) Shaam to Medina. Many things are told of that event, but I do not like to record them. Sari has written to me about the stories told by those who find excuses for Mo‘ãwia, regarding the incidents concerning Abũzar. Shoaib has told Sari that Saif said, "When Bin Sawda reached (Damascus) Shaam he met Abũzar and reported to him the things which Mo‘ãwia was doing.

After Saif, the historians accepted his books as the gospel truth. Tabari was the first historian who relied upon Saif. Other historians, Ibn Athīr and Ibn `Asãker, among them, followed Tabari blindly. ' The book ‘Abdullãh Bin Saba΄ proves that the above statement is true and its knowledgeable author's task, is to show the truth as it was, without gilding the lily. Not a single learned man can deny, or doubt, anything which Sayed Mortaza al-`Askari has written because the book is based on logical proofs and no one can deny logic and axioms.

He wrote two books:1. al-Fatooh Wal Reddah. 2. al-Jamal Wa Maseeri ‘Ãyeshah Wa Ali. He served two purposes in his two books:1. Inventing stories without foundation. 2. Recording events in such a way that truth appeared to be false, and false appeared to be truth. He invented Companions (Sahãbī) for the Prophet such as So‘eer, Hazhãz, Ott, Homaiza, etc. He recorded his stories in such a way that they appeared to have been told by the people who met these Sahãbīes. 10 11 Among his fictional heroes is ‘Abdullãh Bin Saba΄, who was supposed to have related tales about Shi‘ah; all stories against Shi‘ahs, recorded by all historians originate from Saif.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.78 of 5 – based on 28 votes