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Book: The Mantle Adorned

Book: The Mantle Adorned

The Mantle Adorned is a completely new translation of the Burda (‘Mantle Poem’) of Imam Sharaf al-Din al-Busiri (d.1297). Abdal Hakim Murad has consulted the classical commentaries to produce this clear and careful English version. Abdal Hakim Murad has added to each verse a further verse of poetry by another poet, which expresses a similar sentiment of love for the Blessed Prophet. The book therefore serves as the best collection currently available in English of poems in praise of the…

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New Book: Love in a Headscarf

New Book: Love in a Headscarf

Love in a Headscarf: Muslim woman seeks the One Shelina Zahra Janmohamed Love in a Headscarf: Muslim woman seeks the One This is the highly entertaining and personal story about her quest to find ‘The One’. It gives you a further insight into being a young Muslim woman in Britain today. Nicely written and very compelling, it is a?fun memoir from an often overlooked perspective – a very welcome change from writings from the ‘repressed Muslim woman’ and ‘Muslim rebel’…

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