Threading My Prayer Rug

Threading My Prayer Rug Author Sabeeha Rehman
ISBN-10 9781628726664
Release 2016-06-14
Pages 352
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ONE OF BOOKLIST'S TOP TEN RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY BOOKS OF 2016 This enthralling story of the making of an American is also a timely meditation on being Muslim in America today. Threading My Prayer Rug is a richly textured reflection on what it is to be a Muslim in America today. It is also the luminous story of many journeys: from Pakistan to the United States in an arranged marriage that becomes a love match lasting forty years; from secular Muslim in an Islamic society to devout Muslim in a society ignorant of Islam, and from liberal to conservative to American Muslim; from student to bride and mother; and from an immigrant intending to stay two years to an American citizen, business executive, grandmother, and tireless advocate for interfaith understanding. Beginning with a sweetly funny, moving account of her arranged marriage, the author undercuts stereotypes and offers the refreshing view of an American life through Muslim eyes. In chapters leavened with humor, hope, and insight, she recounts an immigrant’s daily struggles balancing assimilation with preserving heritage, overcoming religious barriers from within and distortions of Islam from without, and confronting issues of raising her children as Muslims—while they lobby for a Christmas tree! Sabeeha Rehman was doing interfaith work for Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the driving force behind the Muslim community center at Ground Zero, when the backlash began. She discusses what that experience revealed about American society.



Amilah

Amilah Author Halima Mohamed
ISBN-10 1543177190
Release 2017-02-16
Pages 190
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In Arabic, the word "Amilah" translates into the act of being hopeful. In dark times, we find ease in giving up, and giving into our own gloom and despair. Even through these dark times, we find glimmers of hope. These glimmers are what inspired Halima to write Amilah."Amilah" is a book of fictional short stories that explores difficult situations in the lives of various Somali Americans. From a young woman combating the negative stigma of having depression in her family, to a young man faced with the echoes of an ugly past. In Amilah, characters are faced with either succumbing to defeat or seeking hope. "Amilah" is a look into how hope can play an important role in the lives of the dejected and ever despairing.



AP European History Crash Course

AP European History Crash Course Author Larry Krieger
ISBN-10 9780738665917
Release 2012-04-25
Pages 272
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AP European History Crash Course - Get a Higher Advanced Placement Score in Less Time! Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a refresher on the subject. AP European History Crash Course gives you: Targeted, Focused Review – Study Only What You Need to Know Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP European History course description outline and actual AP test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time. Broken down into major topics and themes in European History from the Renaissance through the present day, REA gives you two ways to study the material — chronologically or thematically. Expert Test-taking Strategies Written by a former AP teacher who has studied AP exams for 20 years, the author shares detailed, question-level strategies and explains the best way to answer the multiple-choice and essay questions. By following his expert advice, you can boost your overall point score. Key Terms You Must Know Mastering AP vocabulary terms is an easy way to boost your score. Our AP expert gives you the key terms all AP European History students must know before test day. Take REA’s Practice Exam After studying the material in the Crash Course, go online and test what you’ve learned. Our full-length practice exam features timed testing, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring. The exam includes every topic and type of question found on the actual AP exam, so you know you’re studying the smart way. When it’s crucial crunch time and your Advanced Placement exam is just around the corner, you need REA’s European History Crash Course!



The Dua Journal

The Dua Journal Author Umeda Islamova
ISBN-10 0692830626
Release 2017-02-28
Pages 203
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Prayer, gratitude, and reflection journal for a positive, fulfilled, and productive life.



It s Ramadan Curious George

It s Ramadan  Curious George Author H. A. Rey
ISBN-10 9780544866904
Release 2016-05-03
Pages 14
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It's the first day of Ramadan, and George is celebrating with his friend Kareem and his family. George helps Kareem with his first fast and joins in the evening celebration of tasting treats and enjoying a special meal. Then, George helps make gift baskets to donate to the needy, and watches for the crescent moon with the man in the yellow hat. Finally George joins in the Eid festivities to mark the end of his very first Ramadan. This playful tabbed board book, with a foil-stamped cover, makes a great holiday gift for all fans of Curious George—those who celebrate Ramadan, and those who are learning about it for the first time!



Reflections on the Qur an

Reflections on the Qur an Author M. Fethullah Gülen
ISBN-10 9781597846585
Release 2013-03-01
Pages 280
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The Qur’an is believed by Muslims to be the final word of God revealed to humanity through Prophet Muhammad speaking to all humans for all times. This nature of Islam’s holy book brings along a continuous study of it so that its injunctions are reinterpreted according to constantly changing times and conditions of our world. This book presents such interpretations from a respected Muslim scholar who explains verses for the modern age. Gülen is well-informed of the classical exegetical discipline; nevertheless in this book he keeps his explanations short and to the point, not to tire away readers. The book does not cover all the verses of the Qur’an, but selected ones, those relate most to the human existence on earth, life after death, and stories revealed in the holy book



The Sirtfood Diet

The Sirtfood Diet Author Aidan Goggins
ISBN-10 9781501163784
Release 2017-03-07
Pages 272
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Discover the international diet sensation that will help you lose seven pounds in seven days while experiencing lasting energy and eating all the foods you love. Over the past few years, fasting has become a popular diet option. Studies show that fasting—whether through moderate calorie restriction every day or the more severe but less frequent intermittent fasting—can help people lose about thirteen to fourteen pounds in six months and reduce their risk of developing disease. When we fast, our body’s energy stores activate what is known as sirtuins, or the “skinny gene,” and many positive changes ensue. Fat storage is switched off, and our body stops its normal growth processes and goes into “survival” mode. Fat burning is stimulated and the genes involved in the repair and rejuvenation of our cells are turned on—which all results to weight loss and improved resistance to disease. But if not done correctly, fasting can lead to hunger, irritability, fatigue, and loss of muscle. Enter Sirtfoods: a newly discovered group of foods that is revolutionizing healthy eating. Ranging from chocolate and red wine to garlic and walnuts, sirtfoods are particularly rich in special nutrients that help us activate the same skinny genes in our bodies that fasting triggers. Nutritionists Aidan Goggins and Glen Matten have created The Sirtfood Diet to help you effectively lose weight and improve your resistance to disease, while still giving you incredible energy and glowing health.



The Shapes of Eid According to Me

The Shapes of Eid  According to Me Author Samia Khan
ISBN-10 0996245766
Release 2016-06-01
Pages 28
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From curvy crescents and swirly swirls to ovals, triangles and spheres, Eid is filled with shapes that are your very own. Follow this rhyming story of the many shapes of this special day.



The 9 11 Commission Report

The 9 11 Commission Report Author
ISBN-10 9780160891809
Release 2011-08-12
Pages 587
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This edition has been designated as the only official U.S. Government edition of the 9-11 Commission’s Final Report. It provides a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks, including preparedness for and the immediate response to the attacks. It also includes recommendations designed to guard against future attacks.



Tools of Titans

Tools of Titans Author Timothy Ferriss
ISBN-10 9781328684059
Release 2016-12-06
Pages 704
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The latest groundbreaking tome from Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek. From the author: “For the last two years, I’ve interviewed more than 200 world-class performers for my podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show. The guests range from super celebs (Jamie Foxx, Arnold Schwarzenegger, etc.) and athletes (icons of powerlifting, gymnastics, surfing, etc.) to legendary Special Operations commanders and black-market biochemists. For most of my guests, it’s the first time they’ve agreed to a two-to-three-hour interview. This unusual depth has helped make The Tim Ferriss Show the first business/interview podcast to pass 100 million downloads. “This book contains the distilled tools, tactics, and ‘inside baseball’ you won’t find anywhere else. It also includes new tips from past guests, and life lessons from new ‘guests’ you haven’t met. “What makes the show different is a relentless focus on actionable details. This is reflected in the questions. For example: What do these people do in the first sixty minutes of each morning? What do their workout routines look like, and why? What books have they gifted most to other people? What are the biggest wastes of time for novices in their field? What supplements do they take on a daily basis? “I don’t view myself as an interviewer. I view myself as an experimenter. If I can’t test something and replicate results in the messy reality of everyday life, I’m not interested. “Everything within these pages has been vetted, explored, and applied to my own life in some fashion. I’ve used dozens of the tactics and philosophies in high-stakes negotiations, high-risk environments, or large business dealings. The lessons have made me millions of dollars and saved me years of wasted effort and frustration. “I created this book, my ultimate notebook of high-leverage tools, for myself. It’s changed my life, and I hope the same for you.”



The Diary of a Social Butterfly

The Diary of a Social Butterfly Author Moni Mohsin
ISBN-10 9788184002218
Release 2011-10-01
Pages 240
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Pakistan may be making headlines—but Butterfly is set to conquer the world. ‘Everyone knows me. All of Lahore, all of Karachi, all of Isloo—oho, baba, Islamabad —half of Dubai, half of London and all of Khan Market and all the nice, nice bearers in Imperial Hotel also...No ball, no party, no dinner, no coffee morning, no funeral, no GT —Get-Together, baba—is complete without me.’ Meet Butterfly, Pakistan’s most lovable, silly, socialite. An avid partygoer, inspired misspeller, and unwittingly acute observer of Pakistani high society, Butterfly is a woman like no other. In her world, SMS becomes S & M and people eat ‘three tiara cakes’ while shunning ‘do number ka maal’. ‘What cheeks!’ as she would say. As her country faces tribulations – from 9/11 to the assassination of Benazir Bhutto—Butterfly glides through her world, unfazed, untouched, and stopped short only by the chip in her manicure. Wicked, irreverent, and hugely entertaining, The Diary of a Social Butterfly gives you a delicious glimpse into the parallel universe of the have-musts.



Revive Your Heart

Revive Your Heart Author Nouman Ali Khan
ISBN-10 1847741010
Release 2017-04-11
Pages 192
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Nouman Ali Khan offers insights on how to reorient our lives for success in both this world and the next.



I Am Malala

I Am Malala Author Malala Yousafzai
ISBN-10 9780297870937
Release 2013-10-08
Pages 320
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*Winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize* When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, 9 October 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price when she was shot in the head at point-blank range. Malala Yousafzai's extraordinary journey has taken her from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations. She has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and is the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. I Am Malala will make you believe in the power of one person's voice to inspire change in the world.



Under the Ramadan Moon

Under the Ramadan Moon Author Sylvia Whitman
ISBN-10 0807583049
Release 2008-09-01
Pages 24
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Ramadan is one of the most special months of the Islamic year, when Muslims pray, fast, and help those in need. This lyrical story serves as an introduction to Ramadan--a time for reflection and ritual with family and friends.



Going Public

Going Public Author Boris Groĭs
ISBN-10 1934105309
Release 2010
Pages 168
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If all things in the world can be considered sources of aesthetic experience, suggests media critic and philosopher Boris Groys, then art no longer holds a privileged position. Rather, art comes between the subject and the world, and any aesthetic discourse used to legitimize art must also necessarily serve to undermine it. As editor, Groys assembles a multi-layered collection of essays by influential contributors as the latest issue of E-Flux Journal, including noted curator Lars Bang Larson and visual artist Paul Chan. Groys and his contributors attempt to disentangle tensions like artist vs. spectator and creator vs. viewer, presenting artistic practices as a type of public address.



Journal of the Indian Chemical Society

Journal of the Indian Chemical Society Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105121618495
Release 2005
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Journal of the Indian Chemical Society has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Journal of the Indian Chemical Society also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Journal of the Indian Chemical Society book for free.



The Great Theft

The Great Theft Author Khaled M. Abou El Fadl
ISBN-10 9780061744754
Release 2009-10-13
Pages 336
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Despite President George W. Bush's assurances that Islam is a peaceful religion and that all good Muslims hunger for democracy, confusion persists and far too many Westerners remain convinced that Muslims and terrorists are synonymous. In the aftermath of the attacks of 9/11, the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the recent bombings in London, an unprecedented amount of attention has been directed toward Islam and the Muslim world. Yet, even with this increased scrutiny, most of the public discourse regarding Islam revolves around the actions of extremist factions such as the Wahhabis and al-Qa'ida. But what of the Islam we don't hear about? As the second-largest and fastest-growing religion in the world, Islam is deemed by more than a billion Muslims to be a source of serenity and spiritual peace, and a touchstone for moral and ethical guidance. While extremists have an impact upon the religion that is wildly disproportionate to their numbers, moderates constitute the majority of Muslims worldwide. It is this rift between the quiet voice of the moderates and the deafening statements of the extremists that threatens the future of the faith. In The Great Theft, Khaled Abou El Fadl, one of the world's preeminent Islamic scholars, argues that Islam is currently passing through a transformative period no less dramatic than the movements that swept through Europe during the Reformation. At this critical juncture there are two completely opposed worldviews within Islam competing to define this great world religion. The stakes have never been higher, and the future of the Muslim world hangs in the balance. Drawing on the rich tradition of Islamic history and law, The Great Theft is an impassioned defense of Islam against the encroaching power of the extremists. As an accomplished Islamic jurist, Abou El Fadl roots his arguments in long-standing historical legal debates and delineates point by point the beliefs and practices of moderate Muslims, distinguishing these tenets from the corrupting influences of the extremists. From the role of women in Islam to the nature of jihad, from democracy and human rights to terrorism and warfare, Abou El Fadl builds a vital vision for a moderate Islam. At long last, the great majority of Muslims who oppose extremism have a desperately needed voice to help reclaim Islam's great moral tradition.