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The essential in the Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jamāʿah

Muhamad Shukri, Abdul Salam (2021) The essential in the Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jamāʿah. AL-ITQĀN: Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 5 (3). pp. 85-115. E-ISSN 2600-8432

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This article aims at understanding the essential in the Ahl al-Sunnah wa alJamā„ah in Islamic thought, first by considering a general overview of the term and then their main teachings on the Divine attributes. This article also explores their epistemological foundation and points out that Ahl al-Sunnah wa alJamāʿah are leading and representing Islam through their discourse in Islamic theological thought, which focus on the principle of moderation and balance as well as reconciliation and reformation between different groups which had arisen earlier in Islam. This study employs qualitative methodology in which the data collected are analyzed using textual and content analysis approach. In addition, it supplements a bibliography of the Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jamāʿah Studies in Islamic ʿAqīdah and Kalam. Finding reveals that the inclusive nature of Ahl al-Sunnah after being embracing many different groups under their edifice. The teachings of Ahl al-Sunnah represent the authentic teachings of Islam as a complete way of life as well as the early generation of Muslims.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1583/95989
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islam, Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jamaʿah, Islamic Thought, ʿAqīdah, Kalam
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP165.5 Dogma (‘Aqa’id)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdul Salam Muhamad Shukri
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2022 15:59
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2022 15:59
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/95989

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