The essential Islamic creed
This work by Shaykh Aḥmad ibn Zaynī Daḥlān is a summary of the core tenets of faith in the manner of the Late-Sunni Tradition, enumerating what a Muslim should believe regarding Allah; the prophets; the Divine Scriptures; the angels; the Resurrection Day, with its prelude and finale; the Prophet’s Companions [may Allah bless him and give him peace] and miracles of Allah’s friends.
About the Author
Shaykh Aḥmad ibn Zaynī Daḥlān (1817-1886) was the leading Shāfiʿī mufti and scholar of Mecca in his time, and an authority on Islamic history. He authored, and personally published, numerous works on the Islamic sciences and history.