Dr. Hammudah Abd al-Ati
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Islam, is a comprehensive way of Life, does not confine itself to the spiritual aspect of man’s life only, rather its primary consern is with the application of its rules to the daily life of man, the author wrote it in an easy and simple method to achieve the very purpose of the book, namely introducing Islam to Muslims and non-Muslims, through the best and simplest way.
This book sheds light on many principles and concepts occupying the minds of both Muslims and non – Muslims alike, faith, freedom and equality. It also discusses the fundamental articles of faith and how to put them into practice. The correct manner of performing prayer, fasting, pilgrimage, etc., are crucial matters about which every Muslim must know. In addition, the author repudiates several points of attack by non – Muslims pertaining to Jihad, divorce, the status of woman in Islam and polygamy.
Dr. Hammdah Abd al-Ati was born in Egypt on April 1 degree (1928). He attended al-Azhar University in Cairo and received B.A degree (1954). Then he got his M.A degree in Islamic Studies from McGill University (1957). He studies at the University of Alberta. Canada from 1961 to 1963. He received his PH.D in sociology from Princeton University on January 16, 1971.
In 1958 after receiving his M.A degree Dr. Abd al Ati returned to Cairo to work at al-Azhar University’s Islamic Culture Administration.
As a qualified Azhari scholar fluent in English, Dr. Abd al-Ati was a pioneer of Islamic propagation (Da’wah) in North America in his time. He was renowned lecturer and scholar who served as resourceful consultant and advisor from many organizations and individuals, both in North America and abroad. Continue reading