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Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christia...
by Nabeel Qureshi

Language

English

Pages

369

Publication Date

August 21, 2018

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<p>In <em>Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus</em>, now expanded with new bonus content, Nabeel Qureshi describes his dramatic journey from Islam to Christianity, complete with friendships, investigations, and supernatural dreams along the way.</p><p>Providing an intimate window into a loving Muslim home, Qureshi shares how he developed a passion for Islam before discovering, almost against his will, evidence that Jesus rose from the dead and claimed to be God. Unable to deny the arguments but not wanting to deny his family, Qureshi struggled with an inner turmoil that will challenge Christians, Muslims, and all those who are interested in the world鈥檚 greatest religions.</p><p>Engaging and thought-provoking, <em>Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus</em> tells a powerful story of the clash between Islam and Christianity in one man鈥檚 heart--and of the peace he eventually found in Jesus.</p><p>The <em>New York Times </em>bestselling <em>Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus </em>has been expanded to include:</p><ul><li>A revised foreword and introduction</li><li>A new afterword by Mark Mittelberg and reflection by Nabeel's wife</li><li>A substantially extended epilogue that shares how Nabeel told his friend David of his decision to follow Christ, how his parents found out, and much more</li><li>Expert contributions from scholars and ministry leaders on each section of the book, contributions previously included only in the ebook edition</li><li>An appendix with a topical table of contents (for teaching from <em>Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus</em>)</li><li>An appendix tackling the objection that Ahmadi Muslims are not true Muslims</li><li>And a sneak peek prologue from Nabeel鈥檚 book, <em>No God but One: Allah or Jesus</em>?</li></ul>
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
by MALCOLM X

Language

English

Pages

527

Publication Date

August 25, 2015

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<b><b>Now available as an eBook for the very first time! 鈥⒙?lt;/b>ONE OF <i>TIME</i>鈥橲 TEN MOST IMPORTANT NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY</b><br /> <b>聽</b><br />In the searing pages of this classic autobiography, originally published in 1964, Malcolm X, the Muslim leader, firebrand, and anti-integrationist, tells the extraordinary story of his life and the growth of the Black Muslim movement. His fascinating perspective on the lies and limitations of the American Dream, and the inherent racism in a society that denies its nonwhite citizens the opportunity to dream, gives extraordinary insight into the most urgent issues of our own time. <i>The Autobiography of Malcolm X </i>stands as the definitive statement of a movement and a man whose work was never completed but whose message is timeless. It is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand America.<br />聽<br /> <b>Praise for <i>The Autobiography of Malcolm X</i></b><br /> <i>聽</i><br />鈥淢alcolm X鈥檚 autobiography seemed to offer something different. His repeated acts of self-creation spoke to me; the blunt poetry of his words, his unadorned insistence on respect, promised a new and uncompromising order, martial in its discipline, forged through sheer force of will.鈥?lt;b>鈥擝arack Obama, <i>Dreams from My Father</i></b><br /><br />鈥淓xtraordinary . . . a brilliant, painful, important book.鈥?lt;b>鈥?lt;i>The New York Times</i></b><br /> <i>聽</i><br /> 鈥淎 great book . . . Its dead level honesty, its passion, its exalted purpose, will make it stand as a monument to the most painful truth.鈥?lt;b>鈥?lt;i>The Nation</i></b><br /> <b><i>聽</i></b><br />鈥淭he most important book I鈥檒l ever read, it changed the way I thought, it changed the way I acted. It has given me courage I didn鈥檛 know I had inside me. I鈥檓 one of hundreds of thousands whose lives were changed for the better.鈥?lt;b>鈥擲pike Lee</b><br />聽<br />鈥淭his book will have a permanent place in the literature of the Afro-American struggle.鈥?lt;b>鈥擨. F. Stone</b>
The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy L...
by Thomas Asbridge

Language

English

Pages

804

Publication Date

March 13, 2010

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<p><em>The Crusades </em>is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages. Thomas Asbridge鈥攁 renowned historian who writes with 鈥渕aximum vividness鈥?(Joan Acocella, <em>The New Yorker</em>)鈥攃overs the years 1095 to 1291 in this聽 big, ambitious, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history. From Richard the Lionheart to the mighty Saladin, from the emperors of Byzantium to the Knights Templar, Asbridge鈥檚 book is a magnificent epic of Holy War between the Christian and Islamic worlds, full of adventure, intrigue, and sweeping grandeur<em>.</em></p>
The Qur'an (Oxford World's Classics)
by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem

Language

English

Pages

507

Publication Date

April 17, 2008

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'Read! Your Lord is the Most Bountiful one who taught by the pen, who taught man what he did not know.'<br /><br />The Qur'an, believed by Muslims to be the word of God, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad 1400 years ago. It is the supreme authority in Islam and the living source of all Islamic teaching; it is a sacred text and a book of guidance, that sets out the creed, rituals, ethics, and laws of the Islamic religion. It has been one of the most influential books in the history of literature. Recognized as the greatest literary masterpiece in Arabic, it has nevertheless remained difficult to<br />understand in its English translations. This new translation is written in a contemporary idiom that remains faithful to the original, making it easy to read while retaining its powers of eloquence. Archaisms and cryptic language are avoided, and the Arabic meaning preserved by respecting the context of the<br />discourse. The message of the Qur'an was directly addressed to all people regardless of class, gender, or age, and this translation is equally accessible to everyone.<br />ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
No God but One: Allah or Jesus? (with Bonus Content): A Former Mu...
by Nabeel Qureshi

Language

English

Pages

294

Publication Date

August 30, 2016

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<p>BONUS: This eBook includes downloadable videos and a Q&A with Nabeel Qureshi that are not found in the print edition.</p><p><strong>Having shared his journey of faith in the聽<em>New York Times</em>聽bestselling聽<em>Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus</em>, Nabeel Qureshi now examines Islam and Christianity in detail, exploring areas of crucial conflict and unpacking the relevant evidence.</strong></p><p>In this anticipated follow-up book, Nabeel reveals what he discovered in the decade following his conversion, providing a thorough and careful comparison of the evidence for Islam and Christianity--evidence that wrenched his heart and transformed his life.</p><p>In聽<em>Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus</em>, Nabeel Qureshi recounted his dramatic journey, describing his departure from Islam and his decision to follow Christ. In the years that followed, he realized that the world鈥檚 two largest religions are far more different than they initially appeared.</p><p><em>No God but One: Allah or Jesus?</em>聽addresses the most important questions at the interface of Islam and Christianity: How do the two religions differ? Are the differences significant? Can we be confident that either Christianity or Islam is true? And most important, is it worth sacrificing everything for the truth?</p><p>Nabeel shares stories from his life and ministry, casts new light on current events, and explores pivotal incidents in the histories of both religions, providing a resource that is gripping and thought-provoking, respectful and challenging.</p><p>Both Islam and Christianity teach that there is聽<em>No God but One</em>, but who deserves to be worshiped,聽<em>Allah</em>聽or聽<em>Jesus</em>?</p><p><em>This eBook includes the full text of the book plus bonus content not found in the softcover! Bonuses include a Q&A with Nabeel Qureshi and downloadable videos that answer important questions about Islam and Christianity. Please note that some e-reader devices do not accommodate video play. You can still access the bonus videos by copying the web address provided into an internet browser on a device or computer that accommodates video content.</em></p>
The Essential Rumi - reissue: New Expanded Edition
by , Coleman Barks

Language

English

Pages

404

Publication Date

September 14, 2010

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<p>This revised and expanded edition of <em>The Essential Rumi</em> includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-before-published poems.</p><p>Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this exquisite literature to a remarkably wide range of readers, making the ecstatic, spiritual poetry of thirteenth-century Sufi Mystic Rumi more popular than ever.</p><p><em>The Essential Rumi</em> continues to be the bestselling of all Rumi books, and the definitive selection of his beautiful, mystical poetry.</p>
Unveiled: How Western Liberals Empower Radical Islam
by Yasmine Mohammed

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English

Pages

292

Publication Date

September 24, 2019

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<h1>Ayaan Hirsi Ali's <em>Infidel</em> meets <em>The Handmaid's Tale</em></h1><p>Since September 11th, 2001, the Western world has been preoccupied with Islam and its role in terrorism. Yet public debate about the faith is polarized鈥攐ne camp praises "the religion of peace" while the other claims all Muslims are terrorists. Canadian human rights activist Yasmine Mohammed believes both sides are dangerously wrong.</p><p>In <em>Unveiled: How Western Liberals Empower Radical Islam</em>, Yasmine speaks her truth as a woman born in the Western world yet raised in a fundamentalist Islamic home. Despite being a first-generation Canadian, she never felt at home in the West. And even though she attended Islamic schools and wore the hijab since age nine, Yasmine never fit in with her Muslim family either. With one foot in each world, Yasmine is far enough removed from both to see them objectively, yet close enough to see them honestly.</p><p>Part Ayaan Hirsi Ali's <em>Infidel</em>, part <em>The Handmaid's Tale</em>, Yasmine's memoir takes readers into a world few Westerners are privy to. As a college educator for over fifteen years, Yasmine's goal is to unveil the truth. Is FGM Islamic or cultural? Is the hijab forced or a choice? Is ISIS a representation of "true" Islam or a radical corruption? And why is there so much conflicting information? Like most insular communities, the Islamic world has both an "outside voice" and an "inside voice." It's all but impossible for bystanders to get a straight answer.</p><p>Without telling anyone what to believe, <em>Unveiled </em>navigates the rhetoric and guides truth-seekers through media narratives, political correctness, and outright lies while encouraging readers to come to their own conclusions.</p>
Sword and Scimitar: Fourteen Centuries of War between Islam and t...
by Raymond Ibrahim

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English

Pages

334

Publication Date

August 28, 2018

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<b>A sweeping history of the often-violent conflict between Islam and the West, shedding a revealing light on current hostilities</b><br /><br />The West and Islam--the sword and scimitar--have clashed since the mid-seventh century, when, according to Muslim tradition, the Roman emperor rejected Prophet Muhammad's order to abandon Christianity and convert to Islam, unleashing a centuries-long jihad on Christendom.<br /><br /><i>Sword and Scimitar</i> chronicles the decisive battles that arose from this ages-old Islamic jihad, beginning with the first major Islamic attack on Christian land in 636, through the Muslim occupation of nearly three-quarters of Christendom which prompted the Crusades, followed by renewed Muslim conquests by Turks and Tatars, to the European colonization of the Muslim world in the 1800s, when Islam largely went on the retreat--until its reemergence in recent times. Using original sources in Arabic and Greek, preeminent historian Raymond Ibrahim describes each battle in vivid detail and explains how these wars and the larger historical currents of the age reflect the cultural fault lines between Islam and the West.<br /><br />The majority of these landmark battles--including the battles of Yarmuk, Tours, Manzikert, the sieges at Constantinople and Vienna, and the crusades in Syria and Spain--are now forgotten or considered inconsequential. Yet today, as the West faces a resurgence of this enduring Islamic jihad, <i>Sword and Scimitar</i> provides the needed historical context to understand the current relationship between the West and the Islamic world--and why the Islamic State is merely the latest chapter of an old history.<br /><br />
Thoughtlessness and Decadence in Iran: A Sojourn in Comparative P...
by Alireza Shomali

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English

Pages

480

Publication Date

April 01, 2019

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<i>Bridges Western and non-Western political thought to address the problem of democracy and political decadance in contemporary Iran and, by implication, similar Islamic societies.</i><br /><br />Political decay in Islamic societies has for the most part been the subject of structural analyses while philosophical studies have been rare, often speculative and deterministic. <i>Thoughtlessness and Decadence in Iran</i> explores from a theoretical perspective the problem of democracy deficit鈥攐r, political decadence鈥攊n contemporary Iran and, by implication, in present-day Middle Eastern societies. This decadence, the book argues, is in part a religion-based decadence, and deliverance from it requires collective thoughtfulness about religion. Alireza Shomali conceptualizes the Iranian Reality in terms of a lack of not only good life but also thinking of good living. This thoughtlessness means dissolution of critical consciousness and, as such, it heralds escalating decadence. At this moment of rapid decay, the book argues, thought must become relevant to society: the communicative practice of thinking must emerge to examine the pathologies of a religiously administrated life. Opening a dialogue between Adorno, Strauss, Farabi and Razi, among others, Shomali underlines the critical points of similarity and difference between these thinkers and envisions a 鈥渓ocal鈥?emancipatory project that, noting the specifics of the Iranian case, takes lessons from the Western experience without blind imitation.<br /><br />Alireza Shomali is Associate Professor of Political Science at Wheaton College. He is the author of <i>Politics and the Criteria of Truth</i>.<br /><br />
The Imam's Daughter: The Remarkable True Story of a Young Girl's ...
by Hannah Shah

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English

Pages

289

Publication Date

May 18, 2010

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<p>Hannah Shah is an Imam鈥檚 daughter. She lived the life of a devout Muslim in a family of Pakistani Muslims in England, but behind the front door, she was a caged butterfly. For many years, her father abused her in the cellar of their home. At sixteen, she discovered a plan to send her to Pakistan for an arranged marriage, and she gathered the courage to run away. Relentlessly hunted by her angry father and brothers, who were intent on executing an 鈥渉onor鈥?killing, she moved from house to house in perpetual fear to escape them. Over time, she converted to Christianity and was able to live and marry as she wished. Hannah found the courage to live her live free from shame, free from religious intolerance, and free from the abuse that haunted her childhood. This is a remarkable true story of how a young girl escaped a life of torture 鈥?a story you won鈥檛 forget.</p>

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