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A Guide to Journalists to Cover Muslim Communities

A Guide to Journalists to Cover Muslim Communities

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The book argues that a basic knowledge of Islam is now a necessity not just for foreign correspondents, but for anyone who wants a better understanding of news involving Islam. By TwoCircles.net, Staff Reporter Washington: A book, “Islam for Journalists (and Everyone Else)” serving as a guide on how to report on Muslims, has been published […]

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A Remarkable Scholarly Effort

A Remarkable Scholarly Effort

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The easily-understandable language of the translation plus the detailed commentary makes this book a very useful guide in understanding the Quran in greater depth. The Study Quran—A New Translation and Commentary                                                             Editor-in-Chief: Seyyed Hossein Nasr Published by: HarperOne, New York Year: 2015 Pages: 1988 Price: US $ 59.99   Reviewed by Roshan Shah This English translation of, and commentary […]

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Facts Speak Out

Facts Speak Out

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The book is the outcome of the passionate pursuit of truth that many were keen to bury deep. Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up By Rana Ayyub Published by the Author 206 pages, Rs. 295 Reviewed by Maqbool Ahmed Siraj Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up is an epitome of extraordinarily adventurous investigative journalism. Journalist […]

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Super Nuggets for Your Life

Super Nuggets for Your Life

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

This book may be small in size, but it is packed with a great deal of wisdom, which everyone, irrespective of age, can benefit from, in order to help fulfill the purpose of life. Dream Big Dream True: 35 Tips to make the Best of your Life By Teresa Joseph FMA Published by Better Yourself […]

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People of Other Faiths Acting as a Mirror

People of Other Faiths Acting as a Mirror

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The authors reflect on aspects of their traditions that are routinely invoked by many of their coreligionists in order to seek to justify religious exclusivism, communal supremacism, violence and gender injustice. Religion Gone Astray—What We Found at the Heart of Interfaith By Pastor Don Mackenzie, Rabbi Ted Falcon & Imam Jamal Rahman Published by: Skylight […]

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An Odd Little Caravan – Journey of a Pious Believer and a Skeptical Secularist

An Odd Little Caravan – Journey of a Pious Believer and a Skeptical Secularist

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The friendship that this book celebrates will powerfully resonate with just about everyone concerned about healing in our world that is being torn apart by divisive ideologies. If the Ocean Were Ink—An Unlikely Friendship and a Journey to the Heart of the Quran By Carla Power Publisher: Henry Holt & Co., New York Year: 2015 […]

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Spiritual Insights on Non-Violence

Spiritual Insights on Non-Violence

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

In this latest book of his, a collection of 21 short, deeply insightful essays, Maulana Wahiduddin Khan persuasively argues the case for non-violence as a means for negotiating differences, based on his understanding of Islam. Non-Violence and Peace-Building in Islam By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan Published by: Goodword Books, NOIDA (India) (www.goodwordbooks.com) Year: 2017 Pages: 127 […]

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Burnishing the Image of a Maligned Emperor

Burnishing the Image of a Maligned Emperor

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The author dredges deep to dig out a fund of historical material to map out the intrigues besetting the Mughal court. Aurangzeb: The Man and The Myth, By Audrey Truschke Penguin Viking, Pages 189, Rs. 399 Reviewed by Basharat Hassan Author Audrey Truschke puts the war of succession that led Aurangzeb to eliminate his brothers […]

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Insipid Fare, Sans Analysis

Insipid Fare, Sans Analysis

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The book under review is a run-of-the-mill work which, with a few exceptions, repeats all that has been said earlier by a host of similar publications. An Islamic Guide to Happy Married Life All India Milli Council, Tamil Nadu Chapter 195, Angappa Naicken Street, Mannady, Chennai-600001, Ph: 90030-13949. Rs. 50, pages 140. By A Staff […]

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NEW ARRIVALS

NEW ARRIVALS

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sufi Comics–Rumi vol. 2 By: Mohammed Ali Vakil, Mohammed Arif Vakil & Rahil Mohsin Pages: 114 Price; Rs. 400 Published by; Sufi Comics, Bangalore (www.suficomics.com)

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