Syed Iqbal Zaheer, a mechanical engineer by training and profession, is today a well-known researcher and writer on Islam, its culture and civilization. Quite apart from the Tafsir Ishraq al-Ma’ani, the fourteen-volume commentary on the Qur’an, he is also the author of numerous books and booklets on Islam.
Recently, he headed, in his capacity as the Chief Editor, the ambitious ‘An Educational Encyclopedia of Islam’ project which is a two-volume, 1300 multi- colour page, compendium of knowledge on Islam, its civilization and heritage. The Young Muslim Digest, one of the most authentic periodicals on Islam in English has been edited by him since the last three decades.
The Muslim youth today knows nothing, understands nothing. Their entire learning is through 15-second clips on WhatsApp.Read more »
In a previous issue (Dec. 2018) we have pointed out that the world is largely lived in, and ruled, by those who have reason and logic missing in their mental make-up.Read more »
A struggle is afoot to bring back sanity, prevent suppression of criticism, and refusal to accept hatred as the normal way of life.Read more »
To determine as to what is by free will, and what is by Divine Decree, can be difficult to judge, but, only sometimes.Read more »
Not a single Western country has so far ordered the expulsion of Israeli diplomats in protest over the mass killings of Palestinian civilians.Read more »
No one, Muslim or otherwise, should excuse themselves for missing the spiritual pleasure that Islam alone affords in the form of the Ramadan fasts.Read more »
It’s not the dagger. Your dishonesty is despite your assumed objectivity in writings. You know it’s the arrow – the arrow of Islam – that frets you.Read more »
According to both the uneducated as well as those taught a few ahadith (in English), the Fiqh A’immah (the four Imams) appeared some two hundred years after the Prophet.Read more »
The Islamic system of governance neither theocratic, nor monarchic, nor oligarchic, nor democratic. It is neither capitalistic nor socialistic. It is Islamic.Read more »