By Christopher Allen

Regardless of a variety of assets suggesting that Islamophobia is turning into either more and more commonly used and societally applicable within the modern global, there is still a scarcity of textual resources that reflect on both the phenomenon itself, or its manifestations and outcomes. there's no authoritative textual content that makes an attempt to appreciate or contextualise what could be obvious to be probably the most harmful prejudices within the modern weather. Chris Allen starts through taking a look at methods of defining and knowing Islamophobia. He strains its ancient evolution to the current day, contemplating the influence of contemporary occasions and their aftermath specially within the wake of the occasions of September eleven, sooner than attempting to comprehend and understand a much broader notion of the phenomenon. a sequence of investigations thematically give some thought to the function of the media, the modern positioning of Muslims during the global, and no matter if Islamophobia could be noticeable to be a continuum of old anti-Muslimism or anti-Islamism, or even if Islamophobia is a completely sleek suggestion. the difficulty of Islamophobia is taken into account from the viewpoint of the neighborhood, neighborhood, and worldwide. The prevalence of Islamophobia, and the value of the phenomenon and its results, is person who warrants a better research on this planet this present day. This publication is either academically and socially appropriate and priceless.

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An Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Quran vol 3

By Ayatullah Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani - XKP

An Enlightening observation into the sunshine of the Holy Qur'an vol. 3

From Surah al-Baqarah(2) v. 253- An-Nisa’ (4) v. 23

the sunshine of Islam has enlightened and carrying on with to enlighten each nook on this planet and seekers of fact have heavily linked to the Holy Quran which incorporates the be aware of Allah (SWT) to humanity. With expanding concentration and a focus to the Holy Quran, efforts has been performed to supply a natural, right and actual translation of this divine e-book. yet occasionally it really is tricky for the readers to appreciate the entire obvious and hidden meanings and it's the responsibility of each Muslim, human being, to learn, comprehend and think of at the Holy Qur’an in accordance with his personal potential. therefore, the necessity for correct rationalization turns into visible and helpful. The e-book titled, “An Enlightening observation into the sunshine of the Holy Qur’an” compiled via a bunch of Muslim students, less than the course of Ayatullah Allamah Al-Hajj Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani is a helpful attempt which offers an intensive observation at the Quran in 20 volumes made to be had to the reader.


Sayyid Abbas Sadr-'ameli


Imam Ali Foundation


Qur’an Commentaries



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Tafsir of Holy Quran - Surah 21 to 25

By Aqa Mahdi Puya (Agha Pooya) - XKP

Tafsir of

21 Al - Anbiyaa (The Prophets)

22 Al - Hajj(The Pilgramage)

23 Al-Muminoon (The Believers)

24 An- Noor (The Light)

25 Al - Furqaan(The Criterion)

translated through Mirza M. Pooya. one of many few and so much accomplished and precise commentaries at the Quran, as understood within the mild of Prophet and His household.



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Freedom of Speech and Islam

Freedom of speech and expression is taken into account within the West a excessive public solid and an incredible social worth, underpinned through legislative and moral norms. Its significance isn't really shared to a similar quantity through conservative and religious Muslims, who learn Islamic doctrines in methods likely incompatible with Western notions of freedom of speech. because the Salman Rushdie affair within the Nineteen Eighties there was starting to be attractiveness within the West that its adored price of loose speech and linked freedoms with regards to arts, the clicking and media, literature, academia, serious satire and so on. episodically conflict with conservative Islamic values that restrict this freedom for the sake of preserving non secular concerns sacrosanct. contemporary controversies - reminiscent of the Danish cartoons, the Charlie Hebdo affair, Quran burnings, and the net movie The Innocence of Muslims that have stirred violent reactions within the Muslim global - have made the West conscious of the truth that Muslims spiritual sensitivities need to be taken into consideration in exercise conventional Western freedoms of speech. that includes specialists throughout a spectrum of fields inside of Islamic reports, Freedom of Speech and Islam considers Islamic thoughts of blasphemy, apostasy and heresy and their applicability within the smooth world."

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If the Oceans Were Ink: An Unlikely Friendship and a Journey to the Heart of the Quran

By Carla Power

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • nationwide publication AWARD FINALIST • Named A top e-book of the yr through The Washington put up and The Denver Post • Praised by way of Fareed Zakaria as “intelligent, compassionate, and revealing,” a strong trip to aid bridge one of many maximum divides shaping our international today.

If the Oceans have been Ink is Carla Power's eye-opening tale of ways she and her longtime good friend Sheikh Mohammad Akram Nadwi chanced on the way to confront gruesome stereotypes and chronic misperceptions that have been cleaving their groups. Their friendship-between a mundane American and a madrasa-trained sheikh-had continuously appeared not going, yet now they have been pissed off and bewildered by way of the battles being fought of their names. either knew shut examine the Quran could show a religion that preached peace and never mass homicide; recognize for girls and never oppression. and they launched into a yearlong trip in the course of the debatable text.

A journalist who grew up within the Midwest and the center East, energy bargains her designated vantage element at the Quran's such a lot provocative verses as she debates with Akram at cafes, relatives gatherings, and packed lecture halls, conversations jam-packed with either sturdy humor and robust insights. Their tale takes them to madrasas in India and pilgrimage websites in Mecca, as they come upon politicians and jihadis, feminist activists and conservative students. Armed with a brand new figuring out of every other's worldviews, strength and Akram supply eye-opening views, break long-held myths, and exhibit startling connections among worlds that experience appeared hopelessly divided for a lot too long.

Praise for If the Oceans have been Ink

“A shiny story of a friendship.... If the Oceans have been Ink is a welcome and nuanced examine Islam [and] is going some distance towards struggling with the dehumanizing stereotypes of Muslims which are all too common…. If the Oceans have been Ink might be essential interpreting for the fifty two percentage of usa citizens who admit not to realizing sufficient approximately Muslims.”―The Washington Post

“Journalist strength writes approximately her yr learning the Quran with a Muslim pupil she befriended whereas operating at a imagine tank in London. For a few, this can be a powerful advent to Islam. To others, it is fodder for dialogue at the Sheikh's perspectives, how Westerners (such as energy) interpret these perspectives and the interaction of tradition and religion.” The Denver publish

“For all those that ask yourself what Islam says approximately struggle and peace, women and men, Jews and gentiles, this is often the ebook to learn. it's a dialog between well-meaning friends―intelligent, compassionate, and revealing―the type that should be happening round the world.”―Fareed Zakaria, writer of The Post-American World

“Carla Power’s intimate portrait of the Quran, informed with nuance and nice splendor, captures the intense, residing debate over the Muslim holy book’s very essence. A lively, compelling read.”―Azadeh Moaveni, writer of Lipstick Jihad

“An inspiring tale of 2 [people] from assorted worlds who refuse to enable non secular and cultural alterations, prejudice, and lack of knowledge get in the way in which in their friendship, If the Oceans have been Ink is as thought-provoking because it is elegantly written. It takes a tricky, hugely charged subject and places it into phrases that aren't in simple terms comprehensible and eye-opening, yet beautiful.”―Bustle (11 superbly Written Memoirs through Women)

“Unique, masterful, and deeply enticing. Carla energy takes the reader on a unprecedented trip in interfaith knowing as she debates and discovers the Quran’s message, which means, and values on peace and violence, gender and veiling, spiritual pluralism and tolerance.”―John L. Esposito, collage Professor and Professor of Islamic experiences, Georgetown college, and writer of The way forward for Islam

“A considerate, provocative, clever book.”―Diana Abu-Jaber, writer of Birds Of Paradise and The Language of Baklava

With a journalist’s brain for the tale, a born traveler’s center for the journey of crossing borders, and a seeker’s yen for the poetry and mysticism of trust, energy creates an excellent list of a undying quest.”―Merritt Tierce, a countrywide booklet starting place “5 below 35” honoree and writer of Love Me Back

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Muslim Identities: An Introduction to Islam

By Aaron W. Hughes

Rather than concentration exclusively on theological matters, this well-rounded advent takes an expansive view of Islamic ideology, tradition, and culture, sourcing various old, sociological, and literary views. Neither overly serious nor apologetic, this publication displays the wealthy range of Muslim identities around the centuries and counters the unflattering, superficial portrayals of Islam which are shaping public discourse today.

Aaron W. Hughes uniquely lines the advance of Islam with regards to ancient, highbrow, and cultural impacts, enriching his narrative with the findings, debates, and methodologies of similar disciplines, corresponding to archaeology, background, and close to jap experiences. Hughes's paintings demanding situations the dominance of conventional phrases and ideas in non secular experiences, recasting faith as a suite of social and cultural evidence imagined, manipulated, and contested by means of numerous actors and teams through the years. Making broad use of up to date id conception, Hughes rethinks the educating of Islam and religions often and is helping facilitate a extra severe method of Muslim assets. For readers looking a non-theological, impartial, and richly human portrait of Islam, in addition to a powerful take hold of of Islamic study's significant matters and debates, this textbook is a effective, innovative replacement to extra vintage surveys.

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