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Ibn Arabi's Sufi and poetic experiences (through his collection of mystical poems Tarjuman al-Ashwaq)
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
This study is a theoretical research concerning Ibn Arabi's Sufi experience and his philosophy of the "unity of being" (also his poetical talent). I therefore adopted the historical and analytical methodologies ...
Islamic belief: Imam Malik's doctrine of faith and practice
Imam Malik b. Anas (d. 179 A.H.) is an important intellectual figure in Islam. He is the author of the first hadith collection, the Muwatta, and is the founder of one of the four major Sunni schools of law. His contribution ...
Jihad: liberation or terrorism? the thought of sayyid qutb
Includes bibliographic references (leaves 184-195)"In this thesis, I contrast Qutbs approach towards jihad with that which is found in the primary sources of Islam and as espoused by the proponents of the four schools of ...
The foundation of the Caliphate and Imamate in Islam: a comparative study between the Ash‛ariyyah and the Imāmiyyah from a classical perspective
(University of Western Cape, 2009)
Imāmah, (imamate) literary means leading, and khilāfah (succession) means representative. but, in the terms of "Islamic concept", the medieval theologian and jurists has termed it «Religious–Political leadership».1 the ...
Kinyarwaanda sexuality taboo words and their significance in Rwandan culture
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
This study investigates Kinyarwaanda sexuality taboo words and their meaning in Rwandan culture to enable the youth to improve their communication and the values of Rwandan culture. It explores whether the use of Kinyarwaanda ...