Books

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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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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House of Sorrows

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Throughout the course of this book, Shaikh Abbas Qummi has narrated the most authentic narrations of Islamic history and reliable traditions from both Shi’a and Sunni sources to expound on the particularly important events that took place throughout the life of Lady Fatima.

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Moral Management

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According to the author, all human beings are in need of some leadership skills because everyone is accountable and responsible towards others, like spouses towards one another, parents to their children, or employees to their employer. Thus, Islamic teachings on leadership are relevant to all of us at some level. …

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