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Theology and the fragmentation of the ummah : towards a theology of unity

Ssekamanya, Siraje Abdallah (2012) Theology and the fragmentation of the ummah : towards a theology of unity. Al-Shajarah , 17 (1). pp. 83-105. ISSN 1394-6870

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How did Muslims get fragmented and what should we do to rekindle the spirit of unity among them? This paper, after reviewing the nature and development of Sunni Muslim theological thought, argues that the way forward lies in adopting a new approach to theological discourse, akin to that used by the jurists, in what one might call “a theology of unity,” which is the true spirit of tawhid.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP166 Theology (Kalam) > BP166.1 History of theology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: Dr. Ssekamanya Siraje Abdallah
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2013 11:36
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2014 15:53
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/28586

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