ISLAMIC BOOKS :BESTSELLER 2015
Which Islamic books are the people reading right now?Which Islamic books are more interesting and more braught.We took an online survey to compile a list of 10 bestsellers Islamic book.Here is a list of bestselling books for the year 2015 .Happy reading..
1)The Devils Deceptions (Talbis Iblis)
What is it about: This translation of Tablees Iblees provides important analysis in developing self-awareness and critical thinking to ward off many deceptions of the devil, which have plagued mankind from the time of Adam.The Devil’s Deception by imam Ibn Al-Jawzi is a complete English translation of Talbis Iblis. It’s a very famous book in urdu but only recently got translated into English.
This book is the sixth instalment from Dar as-Sunnah of the illustrious Imam, Abu’l-Faraj Ibn Jawzi. Being a complete translation of his well-known and prized work, Ibn Jawzi enumerates within it, many of the mechanisms and modus operandi used by the devil in deceiving and leading mankind away from the Straight Path.
Author: The book is written by Abu’l-Faraj ibn al-Jawzi (508 AH-597 AH) from Baghdad who was an Islamic scholar .His family traces their lineage back to that ofAbu Bakr, the famous companion of Muhammad and first caliph. He belonged to the Hanbali school of jurisprudential thought.
2)The Quran (Oxford Worlds Classics)
What is it about:This superb new translation of the Qur’an is written in contemporary language that remains faithful to the meaning and spirit of the original, making the text crystal clear while retaining all of this great work’s eloquence. The translation is accurate and completely free from the archaisms, incoherence, and alien structures that mar existing translations. Thus, for the first time, English-speaking readers will have a text of the Qur’an which is easy to use and comprehensible.This book is recommended by Nauman Ali khan and is a very easy to read book
Author:The author HM. A. S. Abdel Haleem is educated at al-Azhar, Cairo, and Cambridge Universities, he has taught Arabic and Islamic Studies at Cambridge and London Universities since 1966, including courses in advanced translation and the Qur’an. He is a Professor of Islamic Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is also working on An Introduction to the Qur’an and English TranslationLondon Qur’an Studies series.
3)Ar-Raheeq Al-Makhtum (the sealed nectar)
What is it about:‘Ar-Raheeq Al-Makhtum’, a book that deals with the spiritual life and lessons of the Prophet,This is the top recommendation and an all time best seller.Originally written in Arabic and Urdu, the Arabic version was awarded first prize by the Muslim World League at the first Islamic Conference, following an open competition for a book on the life of Prophet Mohammed in 1979.
Author:Safiur Rahman Mubarakpuri was an Indian writer, best known for his “The Sealed Nectar” (Ar-Raheeq Al-Makhtum)He served several years at the Islamic University of Madinah.
What is it about:This book examines the political environments, lives and works of those diverse 19th and 20th century Muslim thinkers who believed that Islam was capable of providing practical solutions to the problems of the modern world. It provides a balanced account of their contribution to contemporary revolutionary Islam and to political developments in countries from Morocco to Indonesia. A new introductory chapter is included in this updated edition addresses these thinkers in the context of the extraordinarily changed circumstances confronting Islamic countries since 9/11.
Author:The book is written by Ali Rahnrema:He is a professor of eonomics in the university of Paris. His comparative and interdisciplinary research is focused on modern Islamic thinkers and their political, social and economic rendition of Islam as well as the movements resulting from them.
What is it about:In Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science, Jim al-Khalili celebrates the forgotten pioneers who helped shape our understanding of the world.This captivating book is a timely reminder of the debt owed by the West to the intellectual achievements of Arab, Persian and Muslim scholars’
A book to rejoice the rich Islamic history of Islamic Pioneers in Science.
Author: This book is written by Jameel Sadik “Jim” Al-Khalili .He is an Iraqi-born British theoretical physicist, author and broadcaster. He is currently Professor of Theoretical Physics and Chair in the Public Engagement in Science at the University of Surrey. He has hosted several BBC productions about science and is a frequent commentator about science in other British media. In 2014 Al-Khalili was named as a RISE (Recognising Inspirational Scientists and Engineers) leader by the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
Author: This book is written by Muhammad Nejatullah Siddiqi .He is an Indian economist and is the winner of the King Faisal International Prize for Islamic Studies,
7)Islam Is a Foreign Country: American Muslims and the Global Crisis of Authority (Nation of Nations)
What is it about:In Islam Is a Foreign Country, has some of the most pressing debates about and among American Muslims: what does it mean to be Muslim and American? Who has the authority to speak for Islam and to lead the stunningly diverse population of American Muslims? Do their ties to the larger Muslim world undermine their efforts to make Islam an American religion?
Islam is a Foreign Country: American Muslims and the Global Crisis of Authority (NYU 2013), is an ethnography of transnational Muslim networks that link US mosques to Islamic movements in the post-colonial Middle East through debates about the reform of Islam.
Author:Zareena Grewal is a historical anthropologist and a documentary filmmaker whose research focuses on race, gender, religion, nationalism, and transnationalism across a wide spectrum of American Muslim communities.Her first film, By the Dawn’s Early Light: Chris Jackson’s Journey to Islam (Cinema Guild 2004), examines the racialization of Islam and the scrutiny of American Muslims’ patriotism long before September 11„ 2001.
What is it about:This book is a thorough refutation of ISIS’ beliefs and crimes. Providing authentic quotes that destroy the allegations of ISIS, Shaykh Al-Yaqoubi reaches the conclusion that this group does not represent Islam, its declaration of a caliphate is invalid.
Author: The author, Shaykh Muhammad Al-Yaqoubi is a renowned scholar and was listed in The 500 Most Influential Muslims by Georgetown University’s Prince Alwaleed Center for Muslim–Christian Understanding and the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre of Jordan
What is it about:This book is intended to serve as a layman’s guide to Islamic spirituality. Al – Muhasibi presents most of the major ideas that would both serve as the basis for a full program of spiritual development and comprise an insightful overview of a system of Islamic moral psychology. He examines in great depth and penetrating insight the psychological motivations and justifications for moral thought and action and correspondingly the associated bases of immorality. In so doing, he has provided a road map that any person can follow to overcome the guiles of his fundamental enemies: the world, the ego, the whims of the soul, and Satan.
Author:Zaid Shakir is a co-founder and faculty member of Zaytuna College in Berkeley, CA. As a gifted author and lecturer, he was ranked as one of the world’s most influential Scholars by “The 500 Most Influential Muslims”, edited by John Esposito and Ibrahim Kalin, (2009).
This book,by Darussalam Publication is truthfully an ideal gift to Muslim sisters (brides) and women in general. It mainly deals with the concerned affairs of the marital life according to the Qur’an and Sunnah; touching upon topics like the excellence of a righteous wife, her attributes and duties to her husband.
It also contains stories of exemplary women, advices and other precious parting advices as a light of guidance. By practicing them, a home can become a garden of Jannah (Paradise).
Although there are many books in the Market.These are the most Purchased Islamic books globally.
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