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THE MALAISE WITHIN

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Islam Today |  Al-Risala November, 1987

ISLAMIC THOUGHT IN THE ASCENDANT

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Islam Today |  Al-Risala October, 1987

“And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite nations.” (Revelations, 19:15)

FAITH: THE GREAT DISCOVERY

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Islam Today | Al-Risala August, 1987

GETTING THE IMAGE WE DESERVE

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Islam Today | Al-Risala August, 1987

When Cat Stevens, the well-known English pop-singer, was studying Islam, he was told, “By all means study Islam, but do not, for the sake of God, study Muslims.” He does not, however, seem to have been deterred by this paradoxical and clearly discouraging statement, for he finally embraced Islam in 1977 in a London Mosque, taking the name of Yusuf Islam.

The Secret of Success

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Islam Today

COMING TO TERMS WITH SECTARIANISM

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Islam Today

SEPARATING TRUTH FROM GLORY

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan I Islam Today

“Whenever Our revelations are recited to them, they say: “We have heard them. If we wished, we could speak the like. They are but fables of the ancients.” (The Quran, 8: 31)

NARROW-MINDEDNESS

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan I Islam Today

According to La Rochefoucauld: “Mediocre spirits generally condemn everything that exceeds their small stature.” Perceiving this common human failing, a modern poet implores people: “Don’t criticize what you can’t understand.”

What Went Wrong With Muslims?

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan I Tehelka.com I September 2, 2013

In 1770 the Turkish naval establishment was wiped out at the Battle of Çeşme (on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea) by a Russian fleet. (EB, 13/784). In 1799 the Fourth Mysore War took place between Tipu Sultan and the British East India Company at Seringapatam. In this war, Tipu Sultan was killed. When the Governor General, George Harris, heard of the death of Tipu Sultan, he is said to have exclaimed: “Today, India is ours!”