Book Review

Book Review: Man’s Search for Meaning

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and […]

The Qur’an: A New Translation By Tarif Khalidi

The Quran Applauded as a Landmark Contribution to ‘Words of Justice’ by Harvard Universityhttp://t.co/UCvyGzJmHk pic.twitter.com/gafTxBAaHL — Zia H Shah (@ZiahShah1) September 10, 2015 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Source: The Guardian Reviewed by Ziauddin Sardar Tarif Khalidi’s new English edition of Islam’s sacred book offers valuable perspectives, says Ziauddin Sardar We look for two […]

Islam and Britain by Ron Geaves

Review In his study of the hitherto largely neglected and yet remarkable contribution of the reformist Ahmadiyya Movement, nowadays persecuted in different parts of the world, Ron Geaves shines a welcome and long overdue light on pioneering Muslim missions in Britain during the inter-war years. With the Movement’s members presenting […]

Philosophy in the Islamic World. A History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps

Most surveys of philosophy in the Islamic world share the same shortcomings. They focus primarily on a couple of traditions, restricted by creed (“Islamic philosophy”), language (“Arabic philosophy”), or geography (“philosophy of Middle East” or “Near East”) at the expense of covering the contributions of scholars from other milieus. They […]