Towards Understanding the Qur'an
Towards Understanding the Qur'an Abridged version is a fresh English rendering of Tafhim al-Qur'an, Sayyid Mawdudi's monumental and masterly Urdu translation of the Qur'an and a selection of his commentary. Here is a work with a difference, by a scholar of an entirely different sort. An immense wealth of profound understanding of the Qur'an is here, a vast treasure of knowledge and deep insight, and a valuable exposition of some social, political, economic and legal teachings of the Qur'an
Tafhim al-qur'an. Written in Urdu,
and first completed in 1973. It is of great importance for contemporary
Muslim thinking, particularly in the Indian subcontinent (Pakistan, India,
Bangladesh, Ceylon), but has also, by means of tranlation, reached a much wider
'Sayyid Abul A'la Al-Mawdudui (Maududi) (1903-1979), one of the chief
architects of contemporary Islamic resurgence, was the an outstanding Islamic
thinker and writer of his time. He devoted his life to expound the meaning
and message of Islam and to organise a collective movement to establish the
Islamic Order. In this struggle, he had to pass through all kinds of sufferings.
Return of the Pharaoh:
Memoirs in Nasirs Prison By Zainab Al-Ghazali
An inspirational and motivational account
of a leading woman figure of the Islamic movement who was falsely accused in
1965 of conspiring to kill Jamal Abd al-Nasir, the President of Egypt.
British Muslims Loyalty and
The issue of how ‘loyal’ or to what extent
Muslims ‘belong’ in Britain is a topical debate of our times. This book
addresses a number of the pertinent issues relating to the current status of
British Muslims who are under increasing public scrutiny in expressed terms of
their allegiances and loyalties. The notions of loyalty and belonging are
approached from two perspectives: the traditional Islamic view from the Shari’ah
and a contemporary perspective bearing in mind the sociological, political and
legal dimensions of the discussion.
Discusses the nature of risks that are covered by insurance as distinguished from gambling and reorganising insurance in accordance with Islamic principles.
Mohammad Nejatullah Siddiqi
Quran An Eternal Challenge By
Muhammad Abdullah Draz
Prophet first received Allah's revelation, he was so disturbed by the experience
that he said to his wife: 'O Khadija, what is wrong with me?" He then told
her everything that had happened and said: 'I fear that something may happen to
me.' Khadija replied: "God will never disgrace you, because you keep good
relations with your relatives, speak the truth, help the poor and the destitute,
serve your guest generously, and assist (those afflicted by calamity).'
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"And say: truth has arrived, and falsehood has perished: for falsehood is ever bound to perish." [TMQ Al-Isra:81]