The Essence of Islamic Civilization

The Essence of Islamic Civilization

There can be no doubt that the essence of Islamic civilization is Islam; or that the essence of Islam is tawhid, the act of affirming Allah to be the One, absolute, transcendent Creator, Lord and Master of all that is. These two fundamental premises are self evident. They have never been in doubt by those […]

Islamic Thought and Culture

Islamic Thought and Culture

Most of the papers presented under Muslim-Christian Encounter or Islamic Studies were by special invitation. We also received a number of papers which were unsolicited. In every case we tried to fit the offered papers into the program without jeopardizing the planned themes for sessions. However, the desire of the Steering Committee was to focus […]

Al Tawhid: Its Implication for Thought and Life

Al Tawhid: Its Implication for Thought and Life

All the teachings of Islam focus around Tawhid (Oneness of God), and in the endeavor to explain the truths of the doctrine of Unity, the author discusses the concept of Tawhid through a broad spectrum of subjects including philosophy, history, comparative religion, ethics, anthropology, archeology, and other disciplines.