This book provides a profound understanding on the role of women in Islam and tackles common misconceptions on the subject. Not only does it discuss the roles of women in marriage and among their families – but also their families – but also their roles as warriors, worshipers, scholars and callers to Islam. It gives its readers a guided explanation as each role is accompanied with stories of great women as told in the Quran and Sunnah.
This book narrates the stories of about sixty great women whose names and exemplary behavior are enshrined in the history of Islam.
A Journey Through Islamic History tells you all you ever wanted to know about the history of the Muslim world from the Prophet Muhammad to the Arab Spring in a short, accessible and lavishly-illustrated format. Suitable for students of all ages. Includes eight chronological essays covering 1500 years of history, with over 175 photographs and illustrations. A comprehensive timeline with over 500 entries, text boxes featuring important personalities, key events and major ideas, as well as several maps.
The book features a collection of short stories written by Muslim teens. Through their stories they share the struggles and experiences they have faced on issues such as dating, friendship, hijab, respecting parents, clarifying misconceptions about Islam and defining one’s identity.
History is a mirror of the past days and nights of nations and communities. Hence the History of Islam is not only a mirror of the fourteen centuries of the Muslim Ummah but it also signifies the best Human Civilization on the face of the earth. So a stark necessity arises to acquaint new generation of Muslim Ummah with great intellectual and political leaders and renowned personalities along with such men of achievements and valiant heroes who defeated false forces in the battle fields in order to propagate the true religion in those lands where darkness and ignorance prevailed.
“Atlas of the Islamic Conquests” has been prepared in view of the same lofty aim. In it are events of consecutive days, months & years of major Islamic Conquests, starting from the period of first Caliph Abu Bakr Siddiq (RA) to the reign of Ottoman Caliph Murad 3, have been described, with full color maps and unique snaps, in such a manner that the reader goes along with them and comes across wonderful historical happenings and new secrets of History are disclosed.
Make thorough study of “Atlas of Islamic Conquests” yourself and motivate your children, kith and kins and friends to study it. This unique Atlas, having intrinsic and apparent beauty, is masterpiece of history and research and rich presentation for English readers.
We are living at a time when western civilization is at its peak and the Muslim nations are at their weakest point. They are dazzled by the power of the west with its wealth, scientific discoveries and technological advantages. Those who are unfamiliar with history might be unaware that this has not always been the case. A few hundred years ago, it was just the opposite. The Muslim Ummah was the superpower of the age, and Muslims were leaders in culture, science and technology. The cities of the Muslim world were the centres of learning to which people came from far and wide. The Muslims, at one time, were the most technologically-advanced civilization on the earth. The uniqueness of their civilization lay in the fact that, although they achieved a great deal in materialistic terms, they remained a compassionate society where the poor and disadvantaged were cared for. This book is a reminder to Muslims that they have a glorious past; for many centuries, they had the upper hand over their enemies. They became masters of the world when they adhered to Islam; however, when they became preoccupied with worldly gain and the pursuit of luxury, decline set in. Today, if Muslims take their religion seriously, they will once again be supported by Allah, the Exalted, and lead the world in all spheres of life. Nasiruddin al-Khattab has translated this thought provoking book into English. The hardcover version of this book that we have for sale is the revised 3rd edition, published in 2011.
The objectives of this book are:
1- To examine the argument that there is a contradiction between science and Islam.
2- To highlight some of the great contributionsmade by Muslims to science and technology over a period of 1000 years.
Science has never been separate from Islam. Objective study of this subject will reveal that Islamic texts – Qur’an and the Sunnah, provided a tremendous boost for study of the physical world and the laws that govern it. As a result, discoveries and inventions became the hallmarks of the Islamic civilization. Recently there has been a surge in the number of publications dealing with science and its relationship with Islam.
These books have focused on the various verses on the Qur’an that point to the physical world to prove that science is compatible with Islam. However, areas that are not covered enough for the English reader are the historical development of science and technology in the Muslim world, and the factors that led to its rise and decline. The decline has been so severe, that today’s Muslims are not even aware that their ancestors were the founding fathers of modern sciences. Just consider the common Arabic words used in the English language today like cotton, algebra, aorta, alcohol, chemistry, earth and alkaline. They are a living testimony to the pioneering work of the Muslims.
I am proud to introduce this inspiring book to our readers. It focuses on the strides made by the Muslims in various disciplines of science and technology from the early period of the Islamic State to its last days in the 20t’ century CE. The unique aspect of this book is that it sheds light on the key factors that led to the rapid advances in science and technology. Furthermore, it also analyses the reasons why Muslim World declined in this field, and last but not least, how the Muslim World can achieve the same kind of success as we already have in the past. Abdul Malik Mujahid About the Author Shabeer Ahmad, born in 1966, is a respected technologist by profession. He studied Avionics Engineering at University of London and he is currently an IT Consultant, having worked in Asia, Europe, Middle East and North America. The author has written widely on various subjects in Islam, including science, economics, politics and history.
The author is also a well respected speaker. The current book started as a lecture for a radio station in London. Given the massive interest it generated, and the little information available, the author began to research more into historical developments of science in the Muslim world. The author felt that the contributions of Muslims in this area have not been widely acknowledged, and that there is a need to counter the view that Islam is incompatible with science. The current book is a culmination of his research over the years.
The book starts by describing the beginning of creation- from the throne and the Kursi, the universe and all that is in it , such as the angels, the jinn and humans . The book also recounts stories from the lives of the prophets and their nations up to the times of the children of Israeel and the Days of Igorance,which ended with the advent of the final Prophet Muhammad ( PBUH ).
This should be educational for Muslims & non-Muslims & create a better East-West appreciation for mutual role. This book will enforce the fact that the civilization which produced this phenomenal output also has potential in the future.Dr. Mohammad Ilyas & Dr. Bushra Saeed Ilyas