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Druzes

a new study of their history, faith, and society

by Nejla M. Abu Izzeddin

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Published by Brill in Leiden, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Druzes.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [236]-246) and index.

    Statementby Nejla M. Abu-Izzeddin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS94.8.D8 A24 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1727275M
    ISBN 109004097058
    LC Control Number92031449

      The Druze religion differs from classic forms of other monotheistic faiths in several key ways. First, it is unitary, which means it draws beliefs and traditions from many different faiths and sees all faiths as equally valid—all are roads to the same divine .   Addeddate Identifier Druze_ Identifier-ark ark://t2p60mk4m Ocr language not currently OCRable Ppi .

    Although the Druze religious books describe ad-Darazi as the "insolent one" and as the "calf" who is narrow-minded and hasty, the name "Druze" is still used for identification and for historical reasons. In ad-Darazi was assassinated for his teachings; some sources claim that he was executed by Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah. The Druze are an Arabic-speaking people of the Middle East.. There are more than , Druze. Most of them live in Syria and have emigrated to the United States and Canada.. The Druze practice a religion related to Islam and Christianity but more based on philosophy. Al-Hakim, a ruler of Egypt during the 11th century sponsored the religion which was created by Hamza bin : ,

    The Druze faith p. 61 from the Epistles of Wisdom – Epistle Caravan Books. ISBN Retrieved 18 March Ḥamza ibn ʻAli ibn Aḥmad from Sāmī Nasīb Makārim (). The Druze faith p from the Epistles of Wisdom – Epistle Caravan Books. ISBN . The Druze Challenge of Survival. By Rima Merhi. On the best day in the Middle East, being a minority is a real challenge. The majority of the Druze lack this comfort. Their holy book, known.


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Druzes by Nejla M. Abu Izzeddin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Druze religious belief branched out from tenth- and eleventh-century Shi'ism, and includes elements derived from Islamic mysticism.

It enshrines all religious schools, but posits istelf as the sole path to mystical knowledge. Druze teachings are kept secret, so libel and slander by their opponents have been generally left uncorrected/5(3).

When this book was first published init was the first extensive study of the Druzes to appear for many years. A small community native only in Lebanon, Syria and Palestine, the Druzes have exercised an influence around them greater than their numerical strength.4/5.

In this book Dr. Anis Obeid, a Druze layman, provides a penetrating analysis of Druze scriptures and beliefs (Tawhid). Presenting a chronological narrative of the foundation and development of the faith, he explains the historical conditions and religious rationale behind this closed religion.4/5(4).

The Druze (درزي ‎, darzī, durzī, דְּרוּזִי, drūzī, druzim) are an Arabic-speaking esoteric ethno-religious group [18] originating in Western Asia who self-identify as Al-Muwaḥḥidūn (lit., “The People of Monotheism”). [19] Jethro of Midian is considered an ancestor of all people from the Mountain of Druze region, who revere him as their spiritual founder and chief.

The full Druze canon or Druze scripture includes the Old Testament, the New Testament, the Quran and philosophical works by Plato and those influenced / Druze religious books are accessible only to the initiates, the uqqal (“knowers”).

The juhal (“ignorant ones”) accept the faith on the basis of the tradition handed down from generation to generation. Druze, small Middle Eastern religious sect characterized by an eclectic system of doctrines and by a cohesion and loyalty among its members (at times politically significant) that have enabled them to maintain for centuries their close-knit identity and distinctive faith.

Learn more about the Druze in. This monograph by the distinguished Arabist, Philip K. Hitti, written in the early 20th century, covers the literature on the origin and history of the Druze, and includes a few samples of their sacred literature. The sacred books of the Druzes, successfully hidden from the world for eight centuries, have since the middle of the last century found their way into European libraries.

They are written in Arabic and effect the style of the Koran. The Druze don’t want any non-initiated Druze to read their holy books. They feel the scripture must be protected from “unfit” persons. If not, they’ll learn the truth of God and life and, if they fail to adhere to those responsibilities, it’s worse than if they’d remained unenlightened.

"Druze rights activist from Philadelphia ordered released." Jewish Bulletin of Northern California. Aug. 30, Lapousterle, J.P.H. Shaykh al-Aql and the Druze of Mount Lebanon. Frank Cass, London.

(No publication date available.) Layish, A. Marriage, Divorce and Succession in the Druze Family. The book contains translations of numerous quotations from the sacred Druze scriptures, the Six Books of Wisdom, set forth in Epistles by the imam Hamza ibn 'Ali & his disciples; commentaries.

We are selling all our remaining copies of "The Druze Faith", the timeless book on the Druze religion written by the scholar Sami Nasib Makarem in English. We h ave less than copies left--the entire inventory available from the original publisher and there are no more new copies of this title anywhere.

Used copies online are being sold for $ to $ each. Very little is known about the exact contents of Druze Books of Wisdom due to the secrecy that has shrouded their faith following a history of oppression. In the first complete account of the Druze, Robert Brenton Betts provides a general survey of the history, traditions, and society of this secretive Arab sect.

Betts, who has spent a great deal of time with the Druze, interweaves his firsthand observations with a wealth of primary and secondary sources, describing not only their thousand-year history but also their political significance in. There was a book chapter in Dr. Abdel-Rahman Badawi's book "The Doctrines of Muslims - مذاهب الاسلاميين" dedicated to The Druze.

He based the chapter solely on manuscripts he found in European libraries and didn't depend on what their enemies say about : Zeinobia. The book discusses the Druze origin with a foreword by the translator F.

Massey. Firro, Kais. A History of the Druzes. Leiden, The Netherlands: E.J. Brill, E-mail Citation» Discusses the early history of the Druzes, with emphasis on the religious, political, and social features that shaped the subsequent manifestation of the Druze.

To stress the gap between Druze and Muslim, with all regards to the practical performance of the five fundamental commandments, let us look at the 7 principals which are the foundation of the Druze faith and their family structure: The Druze basic religious book is entitled "Kutub al-H ikma" or "Ras ā'il al- H ikma" (The Book ofFile Size: KB.

About this Item: Druze Heritage Foundation, Condition: Good. A+ Customer service. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes.

May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. The Druze community, more correctly known as the Muwahideen, number close toin Israel. They live primarily in the Galilee and the Golan Heights, and are classified as a separate religious group, with their own courts and their own jurisdiction in matters such as marriage, divorce, and adoption.

The Druze religion has its roots in Islam, but although some members consider themselves. The sacred books of the Druzes, successfully hidden from the world for eight centuries, have since the middle of the last century found their way into European libraries.

They are written in Arabic and effect the style of the Koran. They consist of six volumes containing treatises of a controversial character or explanatory epistles to."A History of the Druzes" begins with an introduction to the early history of the Druzes, focusing on the religious, political, and social features that fostered the Druze community as a religious.A great book offering a deep investigation into the Druze community and their relation to the Israeli state.

There is a saying that History is written by the winning party. In his book, Firro showed us that it is still possible for those who did not win to write their history/5.