By Muḥammad Ḥusayn Ṭabāṭabāʼī, William C. Chittick
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Chittick, also, has earned the gratitude of all students of Islam for his fine scholarship and devotion to the completion of a very difficult project. This volume is particularly pertinent at the present moment, when volcanic eruptions and powerful waves of a political nature associated with the name of Islam in general and Shi`ism in particular have made an authentic knowledge of things Islamic imperative, lest ignorance destroy the very foundations of human society and the relations which make discourse between various nations and religious communities possible.
See also the translation of Bukharl* mentioned in note 1 of the introduction, and Sahih* Muslim, trans. by A. K. Siddiqi*, Lahore, 1972 onward. 3. The Encyclopaedia of Islam, vol. III, p. 24. Page 21 FOREWORD If one studies the literature of Islam carefully, one will immediately encounter a vast and varied field of material. First there is the network of laws and regulations which makes up Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) and which takes into consideration and regulates man's every individual and social "movement and rest", activity and situation, at every moment of time, in every place and under all renditions, as well as every particular and general occurrence related to human life.
Ayn). He sunders 'howness' (kayfiyyah*) and 'whereness' (aynuniyyah*), so He is "One .... the Everlasting Refuge" (CXII, 1-2), as He has described Himself. Page 27 But depicters do not attain to His description. 'He has not begotten, and bas not been begotten and equal to Him is not any one' (CXII, 3-4). Nacthal said, "Thou hast spoken the truth. ' Is not God one and man one? " He answered "God is one, but single in meaning (ahadi* ), while man is one but dual in meaning (thanawi* ): corporeal substance (jism) and accidents (carad*), body (badan) and spirit (ruh*).
A Shiʻite anthology by Muḥammad Ḥusayn Ṭabāṭabāʼī, William C. Chittick