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  •  To Jerusalem Through the Lands of Islam
    To Jerusalem Through the Lands of Islam
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    To Jerusalem Through the Lands of Islam

    To Jerusalem Through the Lands of IslamRate this post This book stresses the need for unity among the believers of God: Jews, Muslims, and Christians. “We must read it – or rather we must travel with her, for truth guides her pen, as charity has guided her steps.”–Prince de Polignac, Colonel of the French Army […]

  •  English-Speaking Orientalists
    English-Speaking Orientalists
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    English-Speaking Orientalists

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  •  Islam and Orientalisrn
    Islam and Orientalisrn
    2.6 (51.11%) 9 votes

    Islam and Orientalisrn

    Islam and Orientalisrn2.6 (51.11%) 9 votes This book is dedicated to all Muslim college and university students in Pakistan and abroad so that they may gain a full appreciation of the conspiracy working for their ruin and what can be done to frustrate its malicious activities before it is too late. This book is a […]

  •  The Sublime Quran and Orientalist
    The Sublime Quran and Orientalist
    2.4 (48.57%) 7 votes

    The Sublime Quran and Orientalist

    The Sublime Quran and Orientalist2.4 (48.57%) 7 votes This book is written with the lofty ambition of providing a meaningful introduction to the Qur’an for Western readers. It may be argued that the Qur’an, the sacred Book for the 900 million or so of today’s Muslims, is already well known to non-Muslims, particularly in the […]

  •  Shi’a Islam: From Religion to Revolution
    Shi’a Islam: From Religion to Revolution
    3 (59.54%) 216 votes

    Shi’a Islam: From Religion to Revolution

    Shi’a Islam: From Religion to Revolution3 (59.54%) 216 votes An introduction to the historical and intellectual development of Twelver (Imamite) Shi’a Islam. The author also presents Shi’i rituals as seen by European travellers, and considers these rituals more important than Shi’a legal codes in terms of influencing culture.

  •  Islamic Studies Orientalists and Muslim Scholars
    Islamic Studies Orientalists and Muslim Scholars
    2.6 (51.43%) 7 votes

    Islamic Studies Orientalists and Muslim Scholars

    Islamic Studies Orientalists and Muslim Scholars2.6 (51.43%) 7 votes The moral duty of every Muslim scholar is to acknowledge the services rendered by the orientalists to the Islamic branches of learning. For several among them have employed themselves to the study of Islamic Sciences not with any political, economic or missionary motive but for the […]

  •  Apocalypse 2012: A Scientific Investigation into Civilization’s End
    Apocalypse 2012: A Scientific Investigation into Civilization’s End
    3 (60%) 3 votes

    Apocalypse 2012: A Scientific Investigation into Civilization’s End

    Apocalypse 2012: A Scientific Investigation into Civilization’s End3 (60%) 3 votes In New Age circles, the idea that some sort of world-spanning cataclysmic event will take place in December 2012 has been gaining traction for years, thanks largely to the calculations of ancient Mayan astronomers who pegged that moment as the end of a cycle […]

  •  Muhammad the Messenger of Allah
    Muhammad the Messenger of Allah
    2.9 (58.46%) 13 votes

    Muhammad the Messenger of Allah

    Muhammad the Messenger of Allah2.9 (58.46%) 13 votes Muhammad The Messenger Of Allah: This book talks about the life story of Muhammad, may Allah exalt his mention, and his beautiful manners. It also brings to light statements for contemporary figures in Western society, who spoke favorably of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him).

  •  The Theology of Allama Hilli
    The Theology of Allama Hilli
    2.8 (55.38%) 13 votes

    The Theology of Allama Hilli

    The Theology of Allama Hilli2.8 (55.38%) 13 votes The book sets out to investigate thoroughly the impact of the various traditions on the theological views of Allama Hilli.

  •  The Kalam Cosmological Arguement
    The Kalam Cosmological Arguement
    3.5 (69.33%) 15 votes

    The Kalam Cosmological Arguement

    The Kalam Cosmological Arguement3.5 (69.33%) 15 votes Does God exist? Of the many ongoing debates to answer this question, William Craig examines one of the most controversial proofs for the existence of God; the Kalam cosmological argument. Dr. Craig provides a broad assessment of the argument in lieu of recent developments in philosophy, mathematics, science […]

  •  The Cambridge Companoion to Arabic Philosophy
    The Cambridge Companoion to Arabic Philosophy
    2.9 (57.04%) 27 votes

    The Cambridge Companoion to Arabic Philosophy

    The Cambridge Companoion to Arabic Philosophy2.9 (57.04%) 27 votes Representing one of the great traditions of Western philosophy, philosophy written in Arabic and in the Islamic world was inspired by Greek philosophical works and the indigenous ideas of Islamic theology. This collection of essays, by some of the leading scholars in Arabic philosophy, provides an […]

  •  Intellectual Traditions in Islam
    Intellectual Traditions in Islam
    3.1 (61.03%) 271 votes

    Intellectual Traditions in Islam

    Intellectual Traditions in Islam3.1 (61.03%) 271 votes This work explores the role of the intellect in the legal, theological, philosophical, and mystical traditions of Islam, and of its continuing relevance in the efforts of the contemporary Muslim world to address the challenges of modernity. Leading scholars who have included chapters–all originally written for this book–include […]

  •  Converting Persia
    Converting Persia
    3 (60%) 169 votes

    Converting Persia

    Converting Persia3 (60%) 169 votes Converting Persia explains how Iran was to acquire one of its defining characteristics: its Shi’ism. Under the Safavids (1501-1736 CE), Persia adopted Shi’ism as its official religion. Rula Abisaab explains how and why this specific brand of Shi’ism – urban and legally-based – was brought to the region by leading […]

  •  Arabic Thought and the Western World
    Arabic Thought and the Western World
    3 (60.66%) 391 votes

    Arabic Thought and the Western World

    Arabic Thought and the Western World3 (60.66%) 391 votes A survey of Islamic scholars and translators, especially at the height of Moslem dominance, who profoundly influenced Western science and culture.

  •  Approaces to the Quran
    Approaces to the Quran
    3 (59.61%) 206 votes

    Approaces to the Quran

    Approaces to the Quran3 (59.61%) 206 votes In recent years, the study of the Qur’an and its interpretation has expanded to incorporate insights gained from historical, biblical, literary and critical studies. A variety of approaches to the Qur’an and the Muslim exegetical tradition are currently available. Approaches to the Qur’an consists of thirteen essays by […]

  •  The story of the Moors in Spain
    The story of the Moors in Spain
    3 (60%) 11 votes

    The story of the Moors in Spain

    The story of the Moors in Spain3 (60%) 11 votes This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment […]

  •  Ethical Theories in Islam
    Ethical Theories in Islam
    2.9 (58.02%) 202 votes

    Ethical Theories in Islam

    Ethical Theories in Islam2.9 (58.02%) 202 votes In “Ethical Theories in Islam,” the author has given a “typology” of Islamic ethics, without overlooking altogether the chronological development. Four such types of ethical theory have been isolated: the scriptural, the theological, the philosophical and the religious. The first edition has already been favourably reviewed by scholars […]

  •  Saladin and the fall of the Kingdom of Jerusalem
    Saladin and the fall of the Kingdom of Jerusalem
    3 (60%) 2 votes

    Saladin and the fall of the Kingdom of Jerusalem

    Saladin and the fall of the Kingdom of Jerusalem3 (60%) 2 votes This work first published in 1898 has become almost an authoritative account of the era of the Crusades and the life of one of Muslim world’s best known leaders, Salahuddin al-Ayyubi, or Saladin. The author’s objective and unbiassed research on Saladin, as well […]

  •  Arabia and the Arabs
    Arabia and the Arabs
    3.1 (62.13%) 122 votes

    Arabia and the Arabs

    Arabia and the Arabs3.1 (62.13%) 122 votes Long before Muhammed (S) preached the religion of Islam, the inhabitants of his native Arabia had played an important role in world history as both merchants and warriors Arabia and the Arabs provides the only up-to-date, one-volume survey of the region and its peoples, from prehistory to the […]

  •  Abu Dharr Al-ghifari
    Abu Dharr Al-ghifari
    2.9 (58.73%) 173 votes

    Abu Dharr Al-ghifari

    Abu Dharr Al-ghifari2.9 (58.73%) 173 votes Abu Dharr Al-ghifari an Examination of His Image in Hagiography of Islam The accounts concerning the conversion of Abu Dharr al-Ghifari might not be considered to be of much historical value, nevertheless they may interest the student of the history of religion as an example of the methodology followed […]

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