A Book Review of Man and Nature: The Spiritual Crisis of Modern Man by Seyyed Hossein Nasr. Science and feats of engineering are parts of the solution, but will not solve the problem on their own. Continue reading The Spiritual Crisis of Man and Nature
A Book Review of The City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty. One of the factors that has distinguished the literary tradition in the Muslim world from that of the cultural West for much of the past millennium is the modality adopted by popular literature. Continue reading Faith and Fantasy: Is Islamic Fiction Viable?
A Book Review of My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk. In his book My Name is Red, Orhan Pamuk tells a story of miniaturists in sixteenth century Istanbul that provokes reflection on contemporary events in the world. Continue reading Parallelizing the Past to the Present
A Book Review of Sea Without Shore by Shaykh Nuh Ha Mim Keller. Continue reading Rekindling Muslim Scholastic and Spiritual Consciousness
A Book Review of Prohibitions of the Tongue by Shaykh Muhammad Mawlud, and what the Islamic ethical framework demands of Muslims. Continue reading What’s Missing From Today’s Ethical Mindset?
A Book Review of The Reconstruction of Religious Thought by Allama Muhammad Iqbal. Known as the spiritual father of the “idea of Pakistan” and “Hakeem-ul-Ummat (sage of Ummah),” Allama Sir Muhammed Iqbal commands a profound impact on the Muslim intellectual tradition. Continue reading Deconstructing the Reconstruction: Analyzing Iqbalian Discourse
A Book Review of With the Heart in Mind by Mikaeel Ahmed Smith, discussing the prophetic model of moral and emotional intelligence. Continue reading A Case for Moral and Emotional Intelligence
A Book Review of The Impossible State: Islam, Politics, and Modernity’s Moral Predicament by Wael Hallaq. For a beginner, The Impossible State (henceforth referred to as TIS) is an incomprehensible tome. Continue reading Musings on The Impossible State
A Book Review of Commentary on the Eleventh Contentions by Abdal Hakim Murad. Continue reading A Diagnosis of the Modern Condition