Book Reviews

The Prophets – as told in the Holy Quran by Marina Ismail

  The Prophets – as told in the Holy Quran by Marina Ismail tells the stories of the lives and times of all the 25 Great Prophets of Islam from Adham (Adam) to Muhammed  (OWBP), as revealed in the Holy Quran. The Holy Quran relates the stories of these Prophets and Messengers; their good character, their piety and their trust in Allah. …

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Don’t Be Sad (HB), By: Aaidh ibn Abdullah al-Qarni

Pages: 479 Binding: Hardback Size: 6×9" (15×22 cm)  ISBN: 9960-850-36-6 (9960850366) Publisher: IIPH At a time in which the Muslims are beset with trials from every periphery and within, comes this heartening book rooted in the commandments of Allah (swt), the Sunnah and the excellent guidance and examples of the Muslims that have come before us. Don't Be Sad is an absolute must-read for all people. …

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Riots and martial law in Ceylon, 1915 by Ponnambalam Ramanathan

During and soon after the riots which took place in June 1915, the Government declared Martial Law and the shootings and atrocities committed and the fines imposed, found Ramanathan as the champion of the down-trodden Sinhalese people, speaking alone in the Legislative Council. He condemned the imposition of Martial Law. He said that though riots were taking place frequently in …

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One State, Two States – Book Review, By Jim Miles

One State, Two States – Resolving the Israel/Palestine Conflict. Benny Morris. Yale University Press, New Haven, NJ. 2009 This is a rather oily work to deal with, operating under the pretence of academic objectivity that “does not flatter anyone’s prejudices.” And while Benny Morris obviously knows his historical facts, “One State, Two States” reveals more of a prejudice than the …

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