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Book Review: Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science by Jim al-Khalili

Source: The Guardian Book reviewed by Tim Radford The ‘bubbling invention’ of the Islamic world lit up the dark ages. The relay-race model of intellectual history is simple enough: a…

A Book to Improve Marital Harmony: Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, an enormously popular book by author John Gray, contains many suggestions for improving relationships between men and women through understanding the communication…

A New Book: Invocations of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, may peace and blessings of Allah be on him

Epigraph: Indeed, you have in the Prophet of Allah an excellent model, for him who fears Allah and the Last Day and who remembers Allah much. (Al Quran 33:22) Written…

The feminist case for the veil

Source: New Statesman A critical book review by Myriam Francois-Cerrah, who is a freelance journalist and broadcaster (France, Middle East and North Africa, Islam) and a DPhil candidate in Middle…

Book Review: Confronting Political Islam: Six Lessons from the West’s Past

Source: Princeton University Press Read 25 page introduction of the book online. Author: John M. Owen IV How should the Western world today respond to the challenges of political Islam? Taking an original…

No, Religion Does Not Cause All Wars – A Conversation With Karen Armstrong

Source: huffingtonpost.com Welcome to this week’s ALL TOGETHER, the podcast dedicated to exploring how religious ideas and spiritual practice inform and shape our personal lives, our communities and our world. The…

Europe and America’s Journey from Religious Bigotry to Pluralism, A Book Review

Book Review: Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders Author: Denise Spellberg   Review from Amazon.com In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension…

The Surprising Story Of ‘Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an’

Listen to author’s interview in NPR Thomas Jefferson had a vast personal library reflecting his enormous curiosity about the world. Among his volumes: a Quran purchased in 1765 that informed…

Amazon Book Review: Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders

Courtesy of Hanif Koya, California Author: Denise Spellberg Introduction In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a…

Peace Be Upon You: Fourteen Centuries of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Conflict and Cooperation

Editorial Reviews of this book From Publishers Weekly Conventional wisdom says that Christians, Jews and Muslims cannot get along and have never gotten along; the Crusades, the Inquisition and September…

The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance

A myth-shattering view of the Islamic world’s myriad scientific innovations and the role they played in sparking the European Renaissance. By Jim al-Khalili, who is a leading theoretical nuclear physicist, a trustee…

Reborn – From MTV To Mecca

From MTV to Mecca: How Islam Inspired My Life by Kristiane Backer (Jan 16, 2013) $22.95 $16.99 Paperback  Order in the next 22 hours and get it by Tuesday, Nov 5. Only 1 left in stock – order…

“There is no scope for a counter response from Ahmadis”

The News on Sunday: On September 7, 1974, exactly 40 years ago, the Second Amendment to the Constitution that declared Ahmadis as non-Muslims was passed. It was a kind of…

The Autobiography of Malcolm X – Audiobook – by Malcolm X [ FULL ]

The Autobiography is a spiritual conversion narrative that outlines Malcolm X’s philosophy of black pride, black nationalism, and pan-Africanism. After the death of his subject, Haley authored the book’s epilogue,…

Creating a new Medina?

If the demand for Pakistan was firm and etched in stone, acceptance of the Cabinet Mission Plan indicated a clear and equally irrevocable departure from it Last week, The Hindu…

Author: I am Jewish and Palestinian

Ishmael’s Oranges by Claire Hajaj Book review by Amy Norman “Why does history only ever repeat its sorrows and not its joys?,” asks Claire Hajaj in her debut novel Ishmael’s…

A Book of Poems: Rawzan-e-Khayal by Kalimullah Khan

I would like to share a collection of poems written by Kalimullah Khan Sahib. He is an amazing author, writer, thinker, individual and a good role model to many of…

Book Review: Muslim, Christian and Jew: Finding a Path to Peace Our Faiths Can Share

Muslim, Christian and Jew: Finding a Path to Peace Our Faiths Can Share Book by David Liepert An honest and wholehearted attempt to fulfill a task that is incumbent upon…

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