The End of the World: Signs of the Hour, Major and Minor
About the Book
"The End of the World: Signs of the Hour, Major and Minor" by Dr. Muhammad al-'Areefi is an informative and comprehensive book that explores the signs and events leading up to the end of the world in Islamic eschatology. Drawing from Islamic sources, including the Quran and Hadith (Prophetic traditions), the book delves into the major and minor signs that indicate the approaching Day of Judgement.
Dr. Muhammad al-'Areefi provides a detailed examination of the signs mentioned in Islamic texts, presenting a chronological and thematic analysis of the events that will unfold before the end times. The book covers a wide range of topics, including natural phenomena, societal changes, moral decay, and the rise of false messiahs and deceivers.
"The End of the World" also highlights the importance of understanding these signs as a means to increase one's faith, prepare for the afterlife, and seek closeness to Allah. It emphasizes the need for Muslims to reflect on their actions, improve their character, and engage in righteous deeds as a response to the imminent arrival of the Day of Judgement.
Additionally, the book addresses misconceptions and provides clarifications on various topics related to the signs of the Hour. It offers explanations, references, and insights into the prophetic traditions, presenting a balanced understanding of the signs and their significance in Islamic belief.
About the Author
Dr. Muhammad al-'Areefi is a prominent Islamic scholar, author, and public speaker known for his contributions to Islamic education and spirituality. He was born in Saudi Arabia and has dedicated his life to studying, teaching, and promoting Islamic knowledge.
Dr. Muhammad al-'Areefi holds a Ph.D. in Islamic Jurisprudence from the Islamic University of Madinah, where he also served as a professor. He has gained recognition for his expertise in various areas of Islamic studies, including Quranic exegesis (Tafsir), Hadith (Prophetic traditions), and Islamic jurisprudence.