The Fundamentals of Tawheed has ratings and 34 reviews. Sarah said: This is possibly my favourite book regarding Islam. I am a Muslim revert and when. Fundamental understanding of Tawheed (Monotheism) and different forms of Shirk. A valuable book by Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips. Author: Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Phillips | Pages: | Size: 7 MB. This book presents a detailed explanation of the classical Islamic concept of.

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Islam is the only monotheistic religion across the world. Lists with This Book. I can’t stress that enough. Although this book is based on the approach used in classical Arabic texts on the science of Tawheed such as al-‘Aqeedah at-Tahaaweeyah, I have deliberately avoided the presentation of the theological issues found in classical works which have little or no relevance to modern English readers.

Tawheed means believing in the “oneness of Allah”, this book helps to explain what that really means and help to bilql light on the various types of common misconceptions that most people practice within and outside the fold of Islam.

I tend to get frustrated with dense non-fiction readings, and for that reason, I love the simple, modern language used in this book.

Book Review “The Fundamentals of Tawheed”

Phillpis all 3 comments. This book is recommended bjlal. This chapter discusses Saint worship and its bases, including Allah’s Favor of some people over others as a test of their spiritual integrity; Taqwaa, the spiritual power of the pious, which cannot be judged by others; Wallee: I advise every Muslim and non-Muslim to read it.

Mar phi,lips, Omar Nafees rated it it was amazing Shelves: It offers some explanations for their causes, such as the influence of jinns, and concludes with a strong warning against involvement with magic. May 25, Ashek Shaahid rated it it was amazing. This is a particularly important chapter because of the widespread belief and influence of astrology in Western society, and apparently among some contemporary Muslims. About Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips. It is a regret for us.


Tawheed is the very foundation of Islam on which all the other pillars and principles depend. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Sep 02, Shaqi Sauds rated it it was amazing. I highly recommend this book for muslims and nonmuslims. Apr 28, Anab rated it it was amazing Shelves: Darwinism and Marxism are even considered. Oct 01, Shifil Yousaf rated it it was amazing. Want to Read saving…. It provides a detailed exposition of Islamic monotheism written specifically with the English-speaking reader in mind. Many parts of it were originally prepared as instructional materials for the Minaret ar-Riyadh English Medium Islamic School and have been circulated in Muslim communities across the United States and in the West Indies.

But how many of us are doing Shirk which contradicts Tawheed sub consciously or even consciously. May 22, Muhammad Salis rated it it was amazing.

Jul 16, Mohamed rated it it was amazing. Despite the importance tawheed has in Islam, many people have deviated from this key tenet of faith. A very convincing, easy-to-understand and insight giving book on one of the fundamental pillars of Islam.

He taught Islamic Education and Arabic in private schools in Riyadh for over ten years and for the past three years he has been lecturing M. May Allah grant him jannat al firdous for all the good he has done.

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The subjects discussed include Charms, such as the Rabbit’s foot, horseshoes, and the improper use of the QuranRuling on Charms, Charms are shirkOmens belief in omens, or tiyarah, was practiced in pre-Islamic Arabia, but is shirk in IslamFa’l, the Good Omen, which has very limited and strict acceptance only if used as an “optimistic term”and The Islamic Ruling on Omens, belief in omens has been rejected by the Sunnah of the Prophet saw.


This book will be an educational tool in my house for years to come.

This chapter discusses the Reality of Magic, and the Islamic Ruling on Magic the practice and learning of magic is classified as Kufr. To ask other readers questions about The Fundamentals of Tawheedplease sign up. Jun 12, Delilah rated it it was amazing Shelves: This chapter discusses the concept of Allah’s transcendency over all creation, its Significance in helping man avoid belief in the erroneous concept of the immanence of Allah, the Danger of the Immanence Concept which could lead one to treat created matter as equal to Allah or to believe that one may be possessed of ivinity equal to Allah, and Clear Proofs of Allah’s transcendency including consideration of the following proofs: Be the first to ask a question about The Fundamentals of Tawheed.

Philips addresses this issue directly by identifying the most common ways that people fall into shirk. Books by Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips.

The book itself clarified it in detail what religion Islam means when it says “ONE GOD” by identifying and explaining examples of the violation of the unique oneness of God within the cultures and beliefs of many cultures etc.

Philips gives us the information necessary to recognize the practices that go against tawheed so that we may change any mistaken patterns of thought or behaviour and approach Allah in the way that He loves and wants from us. Humans, as the designated vicegerents of Allah on earth, have been ordered to put this belief into practice in every aspect of life.

If you want to understand Tawheed and its ramifications precisely at ease, this book is for you.