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Leo Africanus Leo Africanus said: " A deceptively concise yet exquisite monograph on some of the more esoteric aspects of the commonly uttered chapters during the daily prayer. The section on the Fateha and how it encapsulates the core of the Qur'an through highlighting the overarching ...more "

 
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Shi'a Islam - Fanatical flagellants. Bearded scholars. Revolutionary tendencies. Messianic beliefs. (Nonfiction)
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Description: With over one hundred million adherents, Shia Islam at a conservative estimate constitutes ten percent of the global Muslim populous. Shias make up to sixty percent of the population in countries situated in the ancient areas of the Levant and the Fertile Crescent including Syria, Lebanon and Iraq. The Iranian revolution triggered a crucial albeit brief encounter with the Shia world. A world regarded by many as shrouded in impenetrable mystery and by many Muslims as their own fifth column, a tolerated cultish minority. The political upheaval in Iraq and nuclear-jockeying by Iran has once more brought Shiism into the limelight.
Book Review - When You Hear Hoofbeats, Think of a Zebra (Religion & Spirituality)
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Description: Book review of Shems Friedlander's When You Hear Hoofbeats, Think of a Zebra
A Glimpse at the Life of Sa’īd bin Jubayr (History)
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Description: A Glimpse at the Life of Sa’īd bin Jubayr
A Brief Look at Hadīth and Related Literature and Sciences (Nonfiction)
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Description: A Brief Look at Hadīth and Related Literature and Sciences
Qur'ānic Sciences - Essay 1 (Religion & Spirituality)
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Description: The Qur’an and Revelation; Transmission of Qur’anic Revelation; The Value of the Qur’an in the Eyes of Muslims; Miracle of the Qur'an
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