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Did the Honorable Elijah Muhammad educate precise Islam or used to be he easily a robust social reformer who spun an interpretation of Islam which, whereas socially and culturally uplifting, was once religiously blasphemous? What standards will be used to evaluate his Islamicity? The Qur an and Sunnah evidently, yet whose interpreting of the Qur an and Sunnah is to be privileged during this dialogue? Islamic pupil Dr Wesley Muhammad, who holds a Doctorate in Islamic stories from one among the USA s most sensible Public Ivy League universities, brings to this dialogue for the 1st time a wealth of data from and about the Classical Arabic/Islamic culture that has up previously been passed over. This paintings by means of Dr Wesley places the main arguable element of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad s teachings the declare that God is a guy within the context of the Classical Arabic/Islamic culture. He demonstrates that the unique Arabic context of the Qur an and the Sunnah, in addition to the Arabic Sunni orthodoxy that first got here jointly within the 8th-9th centuries, used to be markedly diversified from the de-Arabized orthodoxy that may improve later and which now dominates all dialogue of God in Islam. whilst judged at the foundation of this de-Arabized Islam, the lessons of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad certainly look notably divergent and un-islamic . despite the fact that, whilst seen from the viewpoint of the Arabic Qur an and Sunnah and the Arabic Sunni culture that Dr. Wesley has helped rediscover, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad s teachings seem recognizably Islamic as they're in step with what got here to and during Prophet Muhammad b. Abd Allah, the Seal of the Prophets. This newly revised 2d version additionally comprises an extreme educational discussion among the students of the respective spiritual groups of Minister Louis Farrakhan (Nation of Islam) and Imam W.D. Mohammed (Mosque Cares) discussing the arguable topic matter.

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By Dr. Wesley Muhammad

Did the Honorable Elijah Muhammad educate precise Islam or used to be he easily a robust social reformer who spun an interpretation of Islam which, whereas socially and culturally uplifting, was once religiously blasphemous? What standards will be used to evaluate his Islamicity? The Qur an and Sunnah evidently, yet whose interpreting of the Qur an and Sunnah is to be privileged during this dialogue? Islamic pupil Dr Wesley Muhammad, who holds a Doctorate in Islamic stories from one among the USA s most sensible Public Ivy League universities, brings to this dialogue for the 1st time a wealth of data from and about the Classical Arabic/Islamic culture that has up previously been passed over. This paintings by means of Dr Wesley places the main arguable element of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad s teachings the declare that God is a guy within the context of the Classical Arabic/Islamic culture. He demonstrates that the unique Arabic context of the Qur an and the Sunnah, in addition to the Arabic Sunni orthodoxy that first got here jointly within the 8th-9th centuries, used to be markedly diversified from the de-Arabized orthodoxy that may improve later and which now dominates all dialogue of God in Islam. whilst judged at the foundation of this de-Arabized Islam, the lessons of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad certainly look notably divergent and un-islamic . despite the fact that, whilst seen from the viewpoint of the Arabic Qur an and Sunnah and the Arabic Sunni culture that Dr. Wesley has helped rediscover, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad s teachings seem recognizably Islamic as they're in step with what got here to and during Prophet Muhammad b. Abd Allah, the Seal of the Prophets. This newly revised 2d version additionally comprises an extreme educational discussion among the students of the respective spiritual groups of Minister Louis Farrakhan (Nation of Islam) and Imam W.D. Mohammed (Mosque Cares) discussing the arguable topic matter.

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