Author: Nouman Ali Khan Published: March 2017 Reviewer: Kai Whiting (Leader of Academy Book Club) and Yanti Hasim Date reviewed: February 2017 (Special Reviewer Edition) What Is The Book About? Revive Your Heart: Putting Life in Perspective is one to enjoy digesting and pondering upon, as Khan has used his expertise in the Arabic language to helpRead article
Author: Wael Ibrahim Published: 2016 Reviewer: Kai Whiting, Leader of Academy Book Club Date reviewed: January 2016 What Is The Book About? Written in a motivational style, CHANGE, is a faith-based guide on the dangers of pornography, the nature of addiction and how to beat it in small practical and concrete steps. Whilst this book is notRead article
Book: The Tipping Point Author: Malcolm Gladwell Review By: Sister L My desire to read through the pages of Islamic books took a unintended turn when I stumbled upon ‘The Tipping Point’ and as I ventured on reading more than the daily dose of political affairs. It has always fascinated me how social change takesRead article
Book Name: Al-Muhaddithat
Author: Sh. Akram Nadwi
Reviewed by: Sr. Amal Saffour
If you thought this 290 page book was sufficiently packed with info and facts (which it is), then it’ll comes as a shock to know it is in fact only a preface to Sh. Mohammad Akram Nadwi’s 40 volume biographical dictionary (in Arabic) of the Muslim women who taught and studied hadith! Upon reading the book and realising the above, one is truly in awe of the beauty of our history and the role our mothers and sisters have played in furthering and developing the deen.Read article
Book Name: Enjoy Your Life
Author: Sheikh Dr. Muhammad ‘Abd Al-Rahaman Al-‘Arifi
Reviewed by: Anisa Hagi-Mohamed
Edited by: Mohammed Athif Khaleel
The art of interacting with people as deducted from a study of our beloved Prophet Muhammad’s (peace be upon him) life.
– A product of more than twenty years of research.
Enjoy Your Life by Sheikh Muhammad Al-Arifi is a book centered on developing and perfecting interpersonal skills based on Islamic Principles; whether that is with parents, children or students, friends, etc. This book is primarily based on the life of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). There are also numerous incidents from history and the author’s personal experiences. So, it’s not just a practical self-help book but it’s also a good lesson from history!
Book Name: Powerful Time Management Skills For Muslims
Author: Zohra Sarwari
Reviewed by: Sr. Sarah
Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said
“Take benefit of five before five:
your youth before your old age,
your health before your sickness,
your wealth before your poverty,
your free-time before your preoccupation, and
your life before your death.”