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K.C. Saleem, Memoir of a Brave Muhajjiba

Of supreme importance though it is, marriage is not given the gravity it deserves in our society. In the East, marriage is a social contract with religious and cultural significations and values. As for Islam,
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Omer Khalidi, Muslim Print Journalism in India: A Course Correction.

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Tariq Ramadan, Gandhi and Human Fraternity

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V.A. Kabeer, Adonis, Words that Met the Stars

A December dusk with cool breeze wafting all along. The 16th Doha International Book Fair was all set to begin. The pivot of Cultural programmes, a key event in the fair, is the chief guest Adonis, the most rem
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Shelina Zahra Janmohammad, The Myth of Sword and Veil

Terror and the Veil are two recurrent symbols that appear in Western discourse about Islam and Muslims. But these were just myths created to serve one political view. Why do these potent historical symbols stil
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Muhammad Asad Between Religion and Politics

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(Holy Qur’an 34:39)

Say,”Indeed my lord extends provision for whom He will’s of His servants and restrict [it] for him. But whatever thing you spend [in his cause]- He will compensate it; and He is the best of provider
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(Holy Qur’an 2:261)

The parable of those whose spend their wealth in the way of Allah is that of a grain of corn: it grows seven ears and each ear has a hundred grains. Allah gives manifold increase to whom He pleases and Allah is
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(القرآن الكريم 2:261)

مَّثَلُ الَّذِينَ يُنفِقُونَ أَمْوَالَهُمْ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ كَمَثَلِ حَبَّةٍ أَنبَتَتْ سَبْعَ سَنَابِلَ فِي
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(Holy Qur’an 2:261)

The parable of those whose spend their wealth in the way of Allah is that of a grain of corn: it grows seven ears and each ear has a hundred grains. Allah gives manifold increase to whom He pleases and Allah is