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NEW ARRIVALS

NEW ARRIVALS

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Holistic Islam: Sufism, Transformation, and the Needs of Our Time By Kabir Helminski Price: $14.95 Pages: 168 Year: 2017 Publisher: White Cloud Press

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Exploring the Deccan Sultanates

Exploring the Deccan Sultanates

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The three principal sultanates immeasurably enriched the life and culture of the regions, contiguous to three modern states of Karnataka, Telengana and Maharashtra. Gulbarga, Bidar, Bijapur By Helen Philon Jaico Publishing house Mumbai Page 140, Price: Rs. 499 Published in 2016. www.jaicobooks.com Reviewed by Maqbool Ahmed Siraj The five Sultanates of Deccan left their huge […]

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Reflecting Pain and Joy of an Inspiring Spiritual Seeker

Reflecting Pain and Joy of an Inspiring Spiritual Seeker

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Eaton’s talks cover a wide range of issues related to Islam, providing an excellent overview of an universalistic understanding of Islam, one that creatively relates to the present-day context. Reflections By Gai Eaton The Islamic Texts Society, Cambridge, UK Pages: 183 Reviewed by Yusuf Khan Gai Eaton (1921-2010) was a noted British Muslim scholar.He worked […]

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Rich Harmony between Scientific and Spiritual Worldviews

Rich Harmony between Scientific and Spiritual Worldviews

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

In this book, the author Francis Collins tries to show that a rigorous scientist like him can also be a serious believer and that, as he puts it, “belief in God can be an entirely rational choice, and that the principles of faith are, in fact, complimentary with the principles of science. The Language of […]

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Capturing the Saga of Transition

Capturing the Saga of Transition

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Arch that Gleams By Dr. Nishat Arif Hussaini All India Sayyid Muhammad Gisudiraz Research Academy, Gulbarga Pages 155 Price: Not stated Reviewed by Maqbool Ahmed Siraj This coffee-table book documents the transition of an institution from traditional to modern. The Arch That Gleams packs between its covers the saga of the Khwaja Education Society, […]

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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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