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THE HOLY QURAN (5-VOLUME)

This five volume commentary of the Holy Qur’an is an English translation of the commentary of the Holy Qur’an by Hadhrat Mirza Bashiruddin Mahmud Ahmad, the second head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. 

This commentary is a unique masterpiece that provides an excellent exegesis of the the Holy Qur’an that delves into its profound knowledge and wisdom. Although no commentary can ever claim to encompass the final interpretation of the Holy Qur’an, the manner in which this rich treasure has been prised open by an author who had deep insight into the meaning of the Holy Qur’an, has certainly set the standard by which all future commentaries ought to be judged.

This extensive work spans more than 3,000 pages and comes in an attractive box set that can claim pride of place on any bookshelf. It is an invaluable source of information for any serious and discerning student of the Holy Qur’an and in fact of religion more generally due to its extensive footnotes that cross refer other scriptures to provide a compelling and comprehensive commentary.
 
 
THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE TEACHINGS OF ISLAM

The Philosophy of the Teachings of Islam is the translation of one of the outstanding books penned by Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.

The original was written in Urdu in 1896 and it has since been translated in numerous languages. The English translation was done by none other than the renowned jurist Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan.

It tackles key fundamental issues in a masterful manner and features the following five themes:

1. The physical, moral and spiritual states of man
2. The state of man after death.
3. The object of man’s life and the means to its attainment.
4. The operation of the practical ordinances of the Law in this life and the next.
5. Sources of Divine knowledge.

It remains a best seller with ever more translations being done to meet the growing demand for this historical book – a book that Count Tolstoy deemed to be ‘very profound, very true’.
   
 
THE ECONOMIC SYSTEM OF ISLAM

This book examines various economic systems that have been used by different societies. It explains the benefits - if not superiority - of an alternative system based on the principles laid down by the Holy Qur’an.

The book outlines how an interest free system can bring about prosperity, without creating an expanding gulf between the rich and poor. It shows that economic systems need to be wedded to good moral values if they are to succeed in the long term and work for the benefit of the society as whole.

A useful book especially in the wake of the recent economic crisis
   
 
WORLD CRISIS AND THE PATHWAY TO PEACE

A compilation of speeches and letters of Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, head of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. His holiness is highly respected all over the world and his life is a dedication of peace for all.

In this book, his holiness warns the world of the fast approaching dangers and how disaster can be averted and how world peace can be established.
 

 

ISLAM’S RESPONSE TO CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

Islam’s Response to Contemporary Issues is an incisive analysis of Islam’s viewpoint on a range of current affairs. Written by Hadhrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad, the fourth head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community it provided a fresh vigour to the debate of what religion can offer the modern world. 

The writer provides an invaluable insight based on Qur’anic teachings to discuss the following themes:

1. Inter-religious peace and harmony
2. Social peace, in general
3. Socio-economic peace
4. Economic peace 
5. Peace in national and international politics 
6. Individual peace 

The book was first published in July 1992 and its contents are as relevant today as they were then especially in the backdrop of the rise of Islamophobia.

The author has covered a wide variety of topics which branch out from the basic theme and has thus created an aesthetically pleasing and intellectually satisfying motif in which various arguments are woven together.

It is a compulsory read for non-Muslims as well as for those Muslims who wish to learn about the vibrancy of Islam’s teachings for today.
 
 
   
ISLAM, ITS MEANING FOR MODERN MAN

Islam – Its Meaning for Modern Man has been considered as the best available introduction to the history, beliefs, and practices of one of the world’s most widely-held religions. This work provides an inside view of a faith that has commanded the devotion of millions throughout the globe for over 1400 years.

When the book was first published in 1962, the Center for Intercultural Studies,University of Utah, wrote that it “fulfils a crying need for a sound work of scholarship which interprets Islam from within rather than from without. It is written with a closely-knit plan, in eloquent style, and with genuine feeling.”

With the rise of so called Islamic Fundamentalism and 9/11, this book is r a must read for any serious and discerning student wishing to examine and understand the teachings of Islam.
 
   
 
   
RUSHDIE: HAUNTED BY HIS UNHOLY GHOSTS

This book charts a course that lies between the contrasting attitudes of the Muslim world and the Western nations in light of the controversy created by the publication of “The Satanic Verses” written by Salman Rushdie.

It traces the animosity against Islam ever since its inception right up to the present day. It also highlights Islam’s teachings regarding blasphemy and proves that the edict of the Fatwa was illegal.
 
   
   
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