Ibn Battuta: A Concise Life
Journey through the medieval Muslim world and beyond with Ibn Battuta, the greatest traveller of his time.
Ibn Battuta (1304–1368/9 CE) was no ordinary traveller. His insatiable desire to explore took him further than any other man in medieval times. But did you know that along the way he served sultans, sailed angry seas and even soared above mountains on the back of a bird?
In this short biography you will discover how Ibn Battuta’s travels took him to nearly every part of the Muslim world at the time. Between 1325 CE when he set off from Morocco and 1354 CE when he finally returned home, he had visited about forty modern countries and travelled roughly 75,000 miles, going on foot, camel, horse, wagon, boat and even sled.
In this short biography you will discover how Ibn Battuta’s travels took him to nearly every part of the Muslim world at the time.
I Wonder About The Prophet (Book Three)0 out of 5(0)
Have you ever wondered what the Prophet Muhammad believed before he became a prophet, why he is so important or why he is praised so often? You might wonder how he treated animals and children or if he performed miracles. All of these questions, and many more, are explored inside.
The third book in the series that answers some of the cunning questions children ask about the Islam.
- Why do we need Prophets?
- Why was the Prophet born in Makkah?
- What was Muhammad like before he was a Prophet?
- Who named the Prophet?
- What is Salawat?
- Did the Prophet know how to read and write?
- Why was a person chosen to deliver Allah’s message?
- Did the Prophet Muhammad perform miracles?
- How did the Prophet treat animals?
- Did the Prophet like children?
- Did the Prophet have fun and joke with his friends?
- What is the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad
- “If the Prophet lived today would he clean his teeth with miswak (stick toothbrudh) or with a toothbrush?”
Other Books in the series£4.99Pages : 160Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2016Age : 7-9 years - 9-12 years
Towards Understanding The Quran (Pocket size)0 out of 5(0)
Sayyid Abul A’la Mawdudi
Towards Understanding the Quran – Abridged version is a fresh English rendering of Tafhul Quran by Sayyid Mawdudi. Here is a work with a difference, by a scholar of an entirely different sort. An immense wealth of profound understanding of the Quran is here, a vast treasure of knowledge and deep insight, and a valuable exposition of some social, political, economic and legal teachings of the Quran.
(Arabic with English translation)£9.95Binding : Leather-bindingPublished : 2009Age : young adult
Ibn Sina: A Concise Life0 out of 5(0)
Ibn Sina, who is referred to as Avicenna in Latin, was a true polymath. Born in the tenth Century his passion for knowledge was unbound, and he made lasting contributions to medicine, maths and philosophy.
He served under princes and kings (and fled from them too), wrote books of philosophy that are still argued over today and set down medical treatments that continue in use. As such, Ibn Sina is often referred to as the most brilliant Muslim thinker in Islam’s Golden Age.
With illustrations, photographs, and maps, the rich and diverse world that produced Ibn Sina is vividly brought alive.£4.99Pages : 96Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2013Age : young adult
Daily Wisdom: Selections from the Holy Qur’an0 out of 5(0)
Abdur Raheem Kidwai
This beautiful presentation of the Holy Quran engages the reader in a moment daily reflection. With 365 verses covering the whole year, this is a must for every home. An essential companion to the first book “Daily Wisdom: Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad”.£9.99Pages : 391Binding : HardbackPublished : 2011Age : young adult
Imam Al-Ghazali: A Concise Life0 out of 5(0)
Imam Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali is a towering figure in Islam today. But did you know that during his lifetime he was a scholar and a penniless wanderer? In this short biography you will discover how Al-Ghazali rose from his humble background as a fatherless young boy from a small town, to become a successful student, a great teacher and the most famous thinker on Islam of his time. It also reveals why, after years of success, he left behind his prestigious position and his family, and became a penniless traveller trying to experience the peace of a content inner life.
Award-winning author, Edoardo Albert, brings this most extraordinary of Muslims to life for a new generation, demonstrating his enduring influence and importance for Islamic civilization and the wider world. With numerous extracts from Al-Ghazalis own autobiography carefully rendered into contemporary English this book makes the man many consider to be one the most important Muslims in history accessible to all. Illustrated throughout with photographs, pictures and maps, the rich and diverse world that produced Al-Ghazali is also brought vividly alive.£4.99Pages : 104Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2012Age : 9-12 years - young adult
Shades of Islam: Poems For a New Century0 out of 5(0)
Shades of Islam is a dazzling and moving collection of poetry that addresses faith, love, politics and Islam in the twenty-first century.
“I find [the poems] deeply moving and beautifully felt and written with simplicity and a profundity that is wholly disarming.” – Harold Schweizer, Professor of English, Bucknell University.
“The poems of Rafey Habib offer a window onto the sensibility of a modern American Muslim, with unclinching honesty and richly informed compassion. The great humanistic tradition of poetry known in Arabic and other Eastern languages here finds a contemporary English voice, which will be recognized like a lost friend who has unaccountably been rediscovered.” – Carl W. Ernst, William R. Kenan, Junior, Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill.£6.99Pages : 108Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2010Age : young adult