Ibn Sina: A Concise Life
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.
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. Read this short book to get a snapshot of his life.
A Day with the Prophet (Revised Edition)0 out of 5(0)
Ahmad von Denffer
A Day with the Prophet is a short but comprehensive guide for anyone who would like to know about the Prophet’s instructions regarding daily life. It invites Muslims and non-Muslims to acquaint themselves with the prophet’s sunnah (acts and sayings) and inspires them to follow it with sincerity and devotion.
The ahadith have been selected from well-known collections of hadith-literature to present a composite picture of the life of the Prophet described in the Qur’an as the best model for humanity.
About the Author
Ahmad Von Denffer was born in Germany in 1949. He studied Islamic and social anthropology at the University of Mainz. He was at the Islamic Foundation, Leicester as Research Fellow in 1978-1984. He is currently working with the Islamic Centre, Munich, Germany. His other publications include: Literarture on Hadith in European Languages: A Bibliography; a German translation of Nawawi’s Forty Hadith; A Day With the Prophet in both English and German; and other works£4.95Pages : 144Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2015Age : young adult
Burning Boats0 out of 5(0)
Tobay is a small fishing hamlet on a tropical coast which provides a modest though reliable provision for the local villagers. The villager has always been a peaceful and safe place, however life has become disrupted by a power hungry individual, Abbas. Abbas resorts to threats, bribery and violence to fulfill his selfish desires to take control of the harbour and the surrounding farmland. The people of the village both old and young rise to this challenge courageously but will their faith, wisdom and perseverance against all odds be enough to win the battle…£4.99Pages : 148Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2009Age : young adult
Ibn Battuta: A Concise Life0 out of 5(0)
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.£4.99Age : 9-12 years - young adultBinding : PaperbackPages : 96Published : 2018
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
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
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