Interview with Dr. Paul Joseph al-Hilw A Christian scholar Doctor Paul Joseph al-Hilw, is a Christian academic who specializes in the study of human societies and their traditions and customs, he is a Lebanese Maronite. He has been a professor and...
By Prof. Annemarie Schimmel Harvard University Professor Emerita of Indo-Muslim culture in the department of Near Eastern language and civilizations, died on Sunday, January 26, in a hospital in Bonn, Germany, at the age of 80. Professor Schimmel, a world-renowned scholar...
By Dr. Syed Manzoor Rizvi   Success is synonymous with struggle and sacrifice. One cannot simply attain the goal of his or her life without struggle and sacrifice. And with these two traits, one can then become a Muhammad Ali, a...
By Dr. Hassan Abbas Dr. Hassan Abbas is a senior Advisor at the Asia Society and the editor of Watandost blog. He is based in Washington D.C. He is terrified orator and has written two books. The idea of defiance against...
  Ashura and the Martyrdom of Imam Hussain is perhaps one of the most outstanding incidents of the history of Islam. The importance of the occasion does not seem so much from the incident itself, but from its significance regarding...
EXPOSITION OF THE HADITH OF MINA Translated from the Persian by Dr. Hamid Algar Dr. Hamid Algar, is British-American Professor Emeritus of Persian studies at the University of California, Berkeley. B.A. from Trinity College, Cambridge, U.K. Ph.D. from Cambridge University, Cambridge, U.K. He...
By Mr. Hussain A. Rahim The progress of mankind has to a great extent been achieved by the sufferings of and sacrifices made by great and noble souls. Their insight into the higher laws and their realization of the Divine...
By Dr. Khalid Sheldrake Islam gave to the world the wonderful spirit of Tolerance and democracy at a time when empires were tearing one another to pieces and force and hatred were the order of the day, and love and...
By M.M. Dungersi Ph.D. It is a paradox of history that the decisions and actions of great and noble personalities are least understood by their contemporaries. Whereas their enemies discard them as faulty and therefore gratuitous, the friends are stunned,...
By Dr. Mahmoud Ayoub Human history can be seen either as a purposeful process of events having a meaningful beginning and end or as a meaningless flow of events having no purpose or end and depending on a blind and...