Arabic Thought and Its Place in History
by De Lacy O'Leary
Publisher: Kegan Paul and Company 1922
Number of pages: 307
Well-documented study of the mutual influence of Arabic and Western worlds during the Middle Ages traces the transmission of Greek philosophy and science to the Islamic cultures. A fascinating portrait of medieval Muslim thought, it illustrates commonalities with Judaic and Christian teachings as well as points of divergence.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi - NASIMCO
There is a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding of the Islamic faith. The concept of jihad needs to be understood clearly. Many people in the media take Quranic text out of context. And so let us see: what is the meaning of jihad?
The Koran admittedly occupies an important position among the religious books of the world. Though the youngest of the works belonging to this class of literature, it yields to hardly any in the effect which it has produced on large masses of men.
by Sayed Moustafa Al-Qazwini - Islamic Educational Center of Orange County
An invitation to learn about the fundamental message, spirit, and practice of Islam. This book covers essential concepts, practices, and beliefs. It takes you through the core principle of the Oneness of God to the contemporary concept of jihad.
- The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre
This text explains what jihad is, what it means to Muslims, and how it relates to the concrete issues of war and peace. It explores the most important issues surrounding the Islamic law of war and peace, and lays out the mainstream Islamic position.