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Abdelnour, Mohammed Gamal (2018) 'Muhammad abu Zahra’s muslim Theology of Religions.' In: Walters, James, (ed.), Religious Imaginations: How Narratives of Faith are shaping Today's World. London: Gingko, pp. 101-114.

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Abstract

Muhammad abu Zahra was born on March 29, 1898, in the Nile Delta of Egypt. Following a traditional kuttāb education,² ‘he completed his secondary education at al-Ahmadi mosque in Tanta. In 1916, he entered the School of Shari’ah at al-Azhar in Cairo where he graduated in 1925. From 1932 to 1945, he held an appointment at the college of Usul al-Din, first as a teacher of rhetoric, then as a teacher of the history of religions, denominations, and sects.’³ At al-Azhar today, abu Zahra is looked at as a polymath who has written over a dozen books on different areas,...

Item Type: Book Chapters
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religions. Mythology. Rationalism
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BT Doctrinal Theology
ISBN: 9781909942202
Copyright Statement: All rights reserved. Except for brief quotation in a review, no part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems, without written permission from the publisher.
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvc77nx4.11
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2019 13:20
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/31978
Related URLs: https://www.gin ... s-imaginations/ (Publisher URL)
Funders: Other

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