Muhammad Abduh


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Muhammad Abduh
BirthplaceNile Delta, Egypt
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Muhammad Abduh

1849–1905, Egyptian Muslim religious reformer. His encounter in 1872 with Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani, in the Cairo mosque-university of al-Azhar, led to his transition from asceticism to an activism seeking the renaissance of Islam and the liberation of the Muslims from colonialism. Abduh advocated the reform of Islam by bringing it back to its pristine state, and casting off what he viewed as its contemporary decadence and division. His views were faced by opposition from the established political and religious order, but were later embraced by Arab nationalism after World War I.
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'These results bring to life the words of Muhammad Abduh uttered over a century ago: 'I went to the West and saw Islam, but no Muslims; I got back to the East and saw Muslims, but no Islam,' it added, citing the renowned Egyptian Muslim scholar.
The course concluded with a few salient points about the Ottoman period and a discussion of three Muslim reformers of the modern period: Jamal al-Din al-Afghani, Muhammad Abduh, and Rashid Rida.
This process contributed to the emergence of pan-Islamism in Egypt and the rise of ideologues of the Reformation, among which one should mention Muhammad Abduh and Jamal Al-Din Al-Afghani.
Negotiating Ibahi identity in unity and conversation with another type of "salafism," the pan-Islamic modernism of Muhammad Abduh, such thinkers found a place for new empirical sciences in the Ibahi Weltanschauung and participated in a greater republic of letters facilitated by the new print culture in the Arab world.
In the History of tafsir section, she discusses the work of Sayyid Ahmed Khan, Muhammad Abduh, and Fazlur Rahman.
1949) in the early twentieth century, and respectively, Islamic modernism beginning in Egypt with Muhammad Abduh (d.
Uno de tos principales padres de la corriente reformista fue el egipcio Muhammad Abduh. Segun el, Dios revelo a Moises la Torah con la imagen de un Dios severo y con gran profusion de normas porque era lo mas adecuado para el estadio de infancia de la humanidad.
Al-Amin was influenced by Middle Eastern scholars such as Jamaluddin Afghani, Muhammad Abduh, and Rashid Ridha--all or who challenged Western imperialism in their countries, in particular Turkey, Egypt, and Pakistan.
Later, in a n article published in Al-Ahram, Asf o ur named a few Al-Azhar sheikhs -- including Rifa'ah Al-Tahtawy, Muhammad Abduh and the current Grand Imam Ahmad Al-Tayyib -- as men who have formulated the basis for an enlightened religious discourse based on the separation of religion and state.
He regarded the Reformism of Muhammad Abduh as representing an 'orthodoxy', and believed that such an understanding of Islam would ultimately qualify the Indonesians to be equal associates with their Dutch rulers in the West.
While Sufism remains an important issue, another challenge for Snouck and his disciples is how to gauge its prospective influence in relation to new developments, such as the rise of Islamic reformism outlined in Cairo by Muhammad Abduh and Rashid Rida.
Names like Jamal al-Din al-Afghani (d 1897), Muhammad Abduh (d.