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Notes of a Dream – The Authorized Biography of A.R. Rahman by Krishna Trilok

Notes of a Dream – The Authorized Biography of A.R. Rahman by Krishna Trilok

| January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

‘Despite the fact the he was the breadwinner of the family, Rahman never once said he was the boss or said ‘Look at all that I am doing for you all,’ even once, says his sister Raihanah. ‘ I never heard him utter those words on even a single occasion. And thats why I respect […]

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Overcoming Mutual Mistrust

Overcoming Mutual Mistrust

| January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sons of Abraham: A Candid Conversation about the Issues That Divide and Unite Jews and Muslims By Rabbi Marc Schneier and Imam Shamsi Ali Beacon Press, Boston 220 Pages The authors reflect on alternative ways of interpreting their traditions so that they can be understood as a means for promoting inter-community harmony, including between Jews […]

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A Call for World Peace

A Call for World Peace

| December 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

An Appeal to the World: The Way to Peace in a Time of DivisionBy The Dalai Lama (with Franz Alt)Published by William Collins, London2017, 112 Pages, 9.99 pounds For those yearning for peace in a badly bruised world and seeking to contribute in their own ways to help make the world a more harmonious place, […]

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NEW ARRIVALS

NEW ARRIVALS

| November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Common Prophets of the Jews, Christians, Muslims and Hindus By Bharat Jhunjhunwala Published by Bharat Jhunjhunwala District Tehri, Uttarakhand Email: books@gyanbooks.com Website: www.gyanbooks.com bharatjj@gmail.com

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A Fascinating Account of a Very Eventful Life

A Fascinating Account of a Very Eventful Life

| November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Born with Wings—The Spiritual Journey of a Modern Muslim Woman By Daisy Khan Published by Penguin Viking, Gurgaon 2018, 351 Pages, Rs. 599 In this book, Daisy Khan writes poignantly about the culture shock she experienced when she got to America. But talented and determined as she was, she made her way about and quickly […]

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Unveiling the Founders’ Fondness for Freedom

Unveiling the Founders’ Fondness for Freedom

| November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Thomas Jefferson’s Quran: Islam and the Founders By Denise A. Spellberg, Vintage Books, A division of Random House LLC, New York 2013, 392 Pages, Rs. 499 This book traces the history of the American nation’s principled opposition to interference in the personal domain of an individual’s faith and an unwavering resolve to keep away religion […]

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A Common Basis for Dialogue

A Common Basis for Dialogue

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sarojini Henry does a great job in offering useful suggestions for deepening the science-religion conversation The Encounter of Faith and Science in Inter-Religious Dialogue By Sarojini Henry Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Delhi 221 Pages, Rs. 200 Reviewed by A Staff Writer Interfaith dialogue has today become an existential necessity for global peace and […]

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The Men and Woman Who Ruled Pakistan

The Men and Woman Who Ruled Pakistan

| September 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pakistan: At the Helm By Tilak Devasher HarperCollins Publishers India 2018, 309 pages, Rs. 499 Democratically-elected leaders of Pakistan were not different from rulers from the ranks of the Army. Reviewed by Maqbool Ahmed Siraj Pakistan has a new leader at the helm and a new political party in the saddle of governance. This is […]

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A Powerful Rebuttal of Atheists’ Claims

A Powerful Rebuttal of Atheists’ Claims

| September 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Extinction of Evolution By Darek Isaacs Bridge Logos, Atlanta (USA) Darek Isaac tells us: “When an atheist calls for a godless society, what they are really asking for reveals the most terrifying state of human existence we can imagine.” Reviewed by A Staff Writer Evolutionism—an ideology based on the claim that various different species are […]

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A Common Basis for Dialogue

| September 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Encounter of Faith and Science in Inter-Religious Dialogue By Sarojini Henry Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Delhi 221 Pages, Rs. 200 Sarojini Henry does a great job in offering useful suggestions for deepening the science-religion conversation Reviewed by Roshan Shah Interfaith dialogue has today become an existential necessity for global peace and prosperity. […]

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