Meditations of Khawaja Muinuddin Chishti give an authoritative insight into the things that really matter and, it is hoped, will secure for the individual concerned the inner peace and harmony which are sought by man in his bondage.
The eighth-century Scholar-Sibawayhi is recognized as the first systematic grammarian of Arabic. Michael G. Carter discusses his life and background, his relationship with his teachers, the intellectual context of his grammatical theories, and how his general concept of language shaped his approach to Arabic.
In this remarkably lucid essay, addressed to the non-specialist, the author disentangles Bukhari's subtle handling and arrangement of his material, explaining how far his approach to questions about textual authenticity and authority differed from his predecessors and contemporaries.
As this timely study shows, Iqbal's commitment to integrating elements from Islamic and Western traditions makes him worthy of serious attention from students of religion, philosophy and other fields, and of particular relevance to the pressing concern to define common ground between those two traditions.
Sinan is generally considered the greatest of all Ottoman architects, and is the only Islamic architect outside Turkey whose name regularly appears beside the great architects of the European Renaissance and their successors.