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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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Valuable Lessons in Practical Living

Valuable Lessons in Practical Living

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fr. Bob’s reflections on interfaith relations, drawing on his immensely rich experiences of living among Bangladeshi Muslims over several decades, are immensely useful. I Am Indeed Their Brother: Loving and Serving Allah’s Poor By Fr. Bob McCahill Gujarat Sahitya Prakash, Anand, Gujarat (www.gspbooks.in) 2018, 158 Pages, Rs. 150 Reviewed by Roshan Shah This is one […]

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Universe is Inexplicable without God

Universe is Inexplicable without God

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

This book brilliantly shows how science and faith in God can go hand-in-hand. Why Science Does Not Disprove God By Amir D. Aczel Published by William Morrow/Harper Collins, New York Pages: 296 Reviewed by A Staff Writer Some atheists might claim that science has discovered that God is a myth and that, therefore, believing in […]

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Precious Bits of Wisdom

Precious Bits of Wisdom

| July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Seeking Communion: A Collection of Conversations Joseph Victor Edwin SJ Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Delhi, and Henry Martyn Institute, Hyderabad 181 Pages 2018, Rs. 250 Reviewed by Roshan Shah The title of this book does not give you much indication of what it is about (communion between whom? And conversations about what?) —and for that […]

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