Books & Documents

इस्लामी शिक्षाओं में वहदतुल वजूद (अद्वैतवाद) क्या है?   

WordForPeace.com By फ़तेहउल्लाह गुलेन (Translated from English article) वहदतुल वजूद (जिसका शाब्दिक अर्थ है किसी जीव का एक होना या एकता) एक ऐसी शिक्षा है जिसका संबंध रहस्यवादियों एवं सूफियों के साथ जोड़कर देखा जाता है। हालांकि यह विषय इस बात की ओर इशारा करता है कि किस प्रकार एक सूफी अपने आंतरिक अनुभवों से गुजरता है, इसे एक दार्शनिक …

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The time for madrasas to undertake major reforms is now: Prof. Ebrahim Moosa stresses in his book, What is a Madrasa?

WordForPeace.com Name of the Book: What is a Madrasa? Author: Ebrahim Moosa Publisher: Dev Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi ISBN: 978-93-81406-46-5 Price: Rs. 650 Pages: 290 Reviewed by: Roshan Shah The word madrasa means ‘school’ in Arabic, but in South Asia and among the South Asian Muslim diaspora, it refers to an Islamic seminary. Much has been published about madrasas in recent years. …

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The Turkish Hadith Project – Part One: Revisiting Traditions and the Struggle within the Islamic World

 Word for Peace  By Peter Riddell Stereotyping the world of Islam is a fruitless task; such is its internal diversity. Nowadays sectarian conflict is tearing apart Muslim populations in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. While some Muslims pursue a vision of a forward-thinking, rationalist faith, others look backwards to what they see as a pristine age when Muhammad established …

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Review: Ajmer Sharif: Awakening of Sufism in South Asia

 by Reema Abbasi, Word for Peace In this era of religious strife, Reema Abbasi’s book on Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti is timely By Lamat R Hasan  “Do teach me, o’ sire of heavenly rank, How to lead my life amongst enemies!” – Mohammed Iqbal We live in conflicted times, the divide between us and Them stark, the lynch of the Other the …

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UP decides to introduce NCERT books in Madrasas to make them on a par with other schools

word for peace Modern subjects will be included in the madrassa curriculam, UP govt said. LUCKNOW: The Yogi Adityanath government has decided to introduce NCERT books in Madrassas in Uttar Pardesh, apart from making mathematics and science compulsory at intermediate level in the Islamic schools. The steps are intended to make madrassa students more competitive by providing them contemporary and quality …

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Two-day Talimi Mela to mark the 97th Foundation Day of JMI begins

   Word for peace, A two-day extravaganza ‘Talimi Mela’ showcasing Jamia Millia Islamia’s cultural and educational richness was opened on the university campus today as part of its 97thFoundation Day celebrations. A book fair, photography and animation exhibitions by AJK MCRC, a science exhibition, film festival, dramatised reading of short stories of ‘Urdu adab ke 3 sitare — Premchand, Manto, Ismat Chugtai’, nukkad …

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Book review: Ronen Steinke′s ″Der Muslim und die Judin″

Word for peace, Mohammed Helmy, ′Righteous among the Nations′ In “Der Muslim und die Judin” (The Muslim and the Jew), Ronen Steinke tracks down the story of the Egyptian doctor Mohammed Helmy, who saved the Jewish woman Anna Boros from deportation. The author recounts a daring rescue in the midst of Nazi Germany and examines the often ambivalent relations between …

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Why the scholastic discourses always circuit on Sahih Al Bukhari? A concise outlook for unveiling genuineness

Muhammed Sibili.C for WordForPeace.com  As far Islam is concerned, each and every manifestos and dogmas should be ensured by any one of the four basal evidences which are the holy Quran, Hadith, Consensus (Ijma’) and Analogy (Qiyas). Among the above mentioned doctrines, Hadith literature, basically standing for the words, deeds or affirmation by tranquillity of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), desires an …

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(Book Review) Religion Gone Astray—What We Found at the Heart of Interfaith

Book Review Name of the Book: Religion Gone Astray—What We Found at the Heart of Interfaith Authors: Pastor Don Mackenzie, Rabbi Ted Falcon & Imam Jamal Rahman Published by: Skylight Paths, Woodstock, Vermont, USA Year: 2015 Pages: 170 ISBN: 978-1-59473-391-8 Price: $18.99 Reviewed by: Roshan Shah US-based Pastor Don Mackenzie, Rabbi Ted Falcon and Imam Jamal Rahman are a team that …

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(Book Review) Walking With Nanak

walking with nanak

Book Review Name of the Book: Walking With Nanak Author: Haroon Khalid Published by: Tranqebar Press, New Delhi Year: 2016 ISBN: 978-93-8515-99-3 Price: Rs. 699 Reviewed by: Roshan Shah Islamabad-based academic and journalist Haroon Khalid has one particular passion—highlighting little-known aspects of Pakistan’s pre-Islamic past and the present concerns and plight of the country’s marginalized religious minorities, issues about which he …

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