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Spring Break Reading List

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Admit it. You promised yourself that this year you’d work on putting in a little extra effort on the Islamic knowledge front. Chances are you’re like the rest of us, and your momentum tends to falter once Muharram or Ramadan is done, and between work, school, and family obligations, finding …

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The Final Conclusion

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Dr. Abu Shahba presents five major case studies surrounding the doctrine of faith which tackle very basic questions that are inherent and logical for every human being to ask. He answers the research questions posed using pure logic and solid facts to make a fair and satisfying conclusion that brings …

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Divine Flashes of Husayn

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Twenty-one excerpts of sermons, speeches, letters and poems from the last six months of Imam Hussain’s life follow, in original Arabic and translation without commentary, aside from necessary context and notes in back matter of the text which cite sources and provide a few comments from the author and/or translator. …

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Mooz-Lum

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What makes Mooz-Lum appealing is the unique story-telling employed by Basir which he achieves primarily through flashbacks to Tariq’s middle school life. Throughout the film, there is a consistent level of balkanization among various groups in the film. While the conflicts in the film are several, they achieve a clear …

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Shining Sun

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The tribute consists of two main parts; a brief memorial of Allama Tabatabai, followed by transcriptions of several discussions the author and/or other students of the Allama had on religious topics in the fields of history, philosophy, mysticism, theology, and Qur’an. As is standard for books published by ICAS, the …

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