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Quran Interpretation in Urdu – An Excerpt

This edited volume of fourteen insightful chapters and an extensive bibliography brings into light the robust tradition of tafsir in Urdu, which is next only to Arabic and Persian in both quality and quantity. Scores of tafasir in Urdu written in the last two hundred years, including the influential ones by Ashraf Ali Thanwi, Abul Kalam Azad, Abdul Majid Daryabadi, and Abul Ala Mawdudi have addressed, in their own varied ways, the challenges posed by Westernization, modernity and pluralism. This, in turn, underscores the timeless, universal message of the Quran which is valid for all time and place.

The Story of Astronomy in India – An Excerpt

Humans have always been fascinated and excited on observing the sun, the moon and the stars, and their rising and setting. As the human race evolved and mastered agriculture and domesticating animals, seasons and weather became key to their livelihoods. It was perhaps at this stage that the humans developed the rudiments of the subject... Continue Reading →

Did You Know? 5 – An Excerpt

The one-billionth Indian child was born on 11 May 2000. A 700-year-old banyan tree was given a drip to rejuvenate it. You can sell refrigerators to Eskimos. Volkswagen sold more sausages than cars in 2015. Amazon.com was previously known as Cadabra.com Russia built a computer that ran on water. Did You Know? 5, yet another book in the series of Did You Know, is here with lots of amazing and fascinating facts that generally are unrecognized. This book will ignite the curiosity in the minds of readers, investigate the phenomena and inspire them to be creative and innovative.

Mediating Islam and Modernity – An Excerpt

An effort in mediating Islam and modernity, and reconciling traditionalism with modernism, this book—building on, and blending, the scholarship of past and present—brings together some major themes and issues of diverse nature (from educational and religious to political and contemporary issues) as propounded and promoted by Sir Sayyid Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Iqbal, and Abul Kalam Azad—the three pioneering and prominent South Asian modernist/reformist thinkers—within the broader context, and reveals their contemporary relevance.

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