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Our Ecological Sins

Our Ecological Sins

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The horrific state of the environment stems at root from our ignoring the fact that this creation is God’s and that we must relate with it as God wants us to. All Creation Groans With Pain Author: Thomas Menamparampil Published by: St. Pauls, Mumbai Pages: 120 Reviewed by Yoginder S. Sikand All creation groans with […]

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An Honest Mirror for Muslims

An Honest Mirror for Muslims

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sanjiv Bhatla’s book “Islam is Good, Muslims Should Follow It!!” serves as a very necessary reminder to get back to basics and to understand the Quran and Prophetic wisdom in their true spirit, which will help present-day Muslims tackle the troubles and tribulations in which they are trapped today. Islam is Good, Muslims Should Follow […]

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Question & Answer Method of Mutual Learning

Question & Answer Method of Mutual Learning

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sawaal-o-Jawaab (‘Questions and Answers’) (vol. 1) (Urdu) By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan Publishers: Goodword Books, New Delhi (www.goodwordbooks.com) Year: 2017 Pages: 222 Price: Rs. 100 The book provides helpful responses to many pressing questions that people are asking today as they seek to understand Islamic teachings in the present-day context. Reviewed by Yusuf Khan New Delhi-based Maulana […]

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Appreciating the Quranic Understanding of Religious Pluralism

Appreciating the Quranic Understanding of Religious Pluralism

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Judaism and Islam as Synergistic Monotheisms:  A Reform Rabbi’s Reflections on the Profound Connectedness of Islam and Judaism By  Rabbi Allen Maller Publisher: Hadassa Word Press Pages: 117 Price: 15 US dollars Readers will not be left unimpressed by the Rabbi’s very warm appreciation of Islam. The Rabbi provides some insights into his own personal journey of studying […]

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Religious Perspectives on a Divine Gift

Religious Perspectives on a Divine Gift

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Water and Scriptures: Ancient Roots for Sustainable Development Edited by K. V. Raju and S. Manasi Springer International Publishing AG, Switzerland Pages 276 Price: $ 120 Life on planet earth is primarily and essentially sustained by air, sunlight and water. God has created enough water on the earth for all to use. But it can […]

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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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