Monograf 6- Sheikh Daud Al-Fatani: His Life History and Works
Author: Mohd. Mokhtar Shafii
Publisher: Akademi Kajian Ketamadunan
A renowned teacher-scholar and prolific writer of the 19th century Malay world, the name of Sheikh Daud al-Fatani is synonymous with the learning tradition of Kitab Jawi popular amongst students of pondoks and madrasas. This monograph provides us a glimpse of the Sheikh's life history, his involvement in the work of da'wah and jihad - preaching and writing. On the Sheikh's writings comprising of books, risalah and qissah, covering carious fields such as tawhid, Fiqh, and tasawwuf, this monograph highlights some of the important titles among which are those that are considered popular to date, namely: Munyat al-Musalli, Furu' al-Masa'il, al-Durr al-Thamin, Sullan al-Muhtadi and Minhaj al-'Abidin.