Imam Al-Tahawi’s Creed of Islam: An ExpositionAvailable
Author: Abu Hafz Siraj al-Din al-Ghaznawi
Pick-up location: Tampines MRT Station (EW2, DT32), Tampines East MRT Station (DT33)
This concise and lucid work of creed by the polymath and one of the foremost scholars of early Islam, Abu Ja’far Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Tahawi (d. 321/933), is universally accepted amongst scholarly circles as a foundational text in Islamic belief. Numerous commentaries have been written on it throughout the ages, expositing its meanings and uncovering its subtleties. The present translation includes what is regarded as the most accessible commentary penned, authored by the brilliant scholar, judge and theologian Abu Hafs Siraj al-Din al-Ghaznawi (d. 773/1372).