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Published by American Druze Society, Committee on Religious Affairs in [Atlanta?] .
Written in English

  • Druzes.

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    Translation of Madhhab al-Durūz wa-al-tawḥīd.

    Statementby Abdallah Najjar ; translated by Fred I. Massey.
    LC ClassificationsBL1695 .N313
    The Physical Object
    Pagination215 p. :
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5244681M
    LC Control Number75316507

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Druze religious belief branched out from tenth- and eleventh-century Shi'ism, and includes elements millennium scrolls revealed book 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. The Druze /5(3). Etymology. The name Druze is derived from the name of Muhammad bin Ismail Millennium scrolls revealed book ad-Darazī (from Persian darzi, "seamster") who was an early gh the Druze consider ad-Darazī a heretic, the name has been used to identify them.

Before becoming public, the movement was secretive and held closed meetings in what was known as Sessions of lia: 20, I had found the Druze to be the most hospitable, friendly but fierce fighters during the war. Their devout faith and social customs out-shone the other sects and revealed a people truly content with their faith, culture and postion in life.

Happy. Makarm's book was like a road map to the notion of Druze spiritual development and faith/5(6). 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.

however, that a Druze author, Abdullah al-Najjar, wrote an insider study (Madhhab al-Durtuz wa'l-tawhTd [Cairo: Dar al-Ma'arif, ]; translated into English in by Fred I. Massey under the auspices of the American Druze Society as The Druze: Millennium Scrolls Revealed.

I am a Druze and here is what I have been taught about my religion: 1. We are an independent millennium scrolls revealed book in one God and believe in Reincarnation of a human soul.

We have 7 Sacred wills: * The truth of the Druze. * Remember Brotherhood. April Visit to a druze village in northern israel. American Druze Foundation Lecture: Druze Politics for Survival April 09 - Duration: Center for Contemporary Arab Studies 1, Druze, also spelled Druse, Arabic plural Durūz, singular Darazi, 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 Druze numbered more than 1, in the early 21st century.

The Epistles of Wisdom are also referred to as the Kitab al-Hikma (Book of Wisdom) and Al-Hikma al-Sharifa. Other ancient Druze writings include the Rasa'il al-Hind (Epistles of India) and the previously lost (or hidden) manuscripts such as al-Munfarid bi-Dhatihi and al-Sharia al-Ruhaniyya as well as others including didactic and polemic : Religious book.

The Druze who took residence in the mountains of what is now Lebanon, Syria and Israel not only survived, but flourished. Since the 11th-century Crusades, the Druze have played a distinctive role in the region.

Also in the 11th century, the Druze closed their faith to new adherents. You cannot become a. Abdallah Najjar, The Druze: Millennium Scrolls Revealed, trans. Fred I. Massey (Atlanta: American Druze Society; Committee on Religious Affairs, ) Quotation is from Epistle 70 of the Druze Hikma canon [probable author Baha' al-Din].

Religion and group of people with somewhere between(estimate of Western scholars) and(figures presented by the Druze) members (LookLex estimates that aroundlive in the Middle East and nearlyall over the world), living in Lebanon, Syria, Israel, and Jordan, often in mountainous are also important Druze communities abroad, living in Europe and USA.

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Druze sacred texts mention Sheikh Abu Arus, who was responsible for the propagation of the Druze faith in the region, and was buried in the village. The population of Jat today numbers some 8, The village of Hurfeish is situated on the road that runs east from the coastal town of Nahariya, and the site of the tomb of the important prophet.

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. Atlanta: American Druze Society; Committee on Religious Affairs, Nelson, R.

"Church's Thesis and Cognitive Science." Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic (): Fact #1: Druze is a monotheistic religion and are often referred to as “People of Monotheism.” Fact #2: Druze originated in Egypt at the end of the 10th century. Fact #3: Druze is a blend of Islam, Hindu, and Greek philosophy.

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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.

The Druze scripture is the Rasa'il al-hikmah (Epistles of Wisdom), most of which was composed by Hamzah's successor, Baha al-Din al-Muqtana. History Druze religion has its origins in the second decade of the 11th century, when al-Darazi and Hamzah ibn Ali declared the sixth Fatimid caliph to be the incarnation of the godhead.

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Adherents:Practices: Modest lifestyles, fasting before Eid al-Adha. Beliefs and practices are hidden for protection from persecution. Special group of initiates called nts:The Syrian Druze live mostly in the Jeb - el al-Druze, a rugged and mountainous re - gion in the southwest of the country, which is more than 90 per-cent Druze inhabited; over villages in the area are exclusive-ly Druze.

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