Islamosaic is honored to announce The Encompassing Epistle. This slim volume presents a practical introduction to the essential beliefs, practices, and moral rectifications mentioned in the Sacred Law. The primary text is Aḥmed ibn Zayn al-Ḥabashī’s Al-Risālah al-Jāmiʿah wa al-Tadhkirah al-Nāfiʿah which has been a popular introductory text during the last four centuries. The text is read by students in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and, recently, North America and Europe.
Readers of this text will learn the essential creed, acts of worship, and moral behavior that are considered personal obligations for all Muslims. They will also learn why these particular things are important. The notes are designed to equip students for personal practice and to prepare them for more advanced studies.
The print edition is bilingual and includes the Arabic text, its English translation, and notes drawn from the translator’s other works. The eBook edition includes only English material.