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  • Anecdotes for Reflection Part 1

    Moral stories from the lives of the prophets, the Ahlul Bayt, and their companions. Includes topics such as sincerity, hope, altruism, and independence.
  • The Rights of Women in Islam

    Outlines general rights of women with special emphasis to marriage. Some of the areas covered are marriage proposal, engagement, temporary marriage, modernity, dowry, inheritance, divorce and polygyny.
  • Posters that talk to you! PowerPoint Presentation

    A creative and useful way to teach students (and adults!) how to make effective posters that appeal to others. Provides tips on titles, layouts, graphics, letterings, editing, and much more.
  • How to Become Better Muslims PowerPoint Presentation

    An interactive presentation for youth of all ages which tries to get kids to ask questions such as Why are you here? Why were you created? What is the goal of life? And Where are you going? Initially created for the Al-Hasnain Annual Youth conference in the Bay Area, CA.
  • ar-Raudah az-Zaynabiyyah

    "The Zainabiyah Primer". An Exegesis on the Arabic Word. Being a Commentary on the Book of Tasreef (Kitab at-Tasreef). Copyright 2009 Ali Abdur-Rasheed (aliarasheed@gmail.com). All rights reserved. This publication may not be reproduced except with the express written permission of the author. Al-Islam.org is grateful to the author for his written consent to host this work.
  • al-Hidayah fi an-Nahw

    "The Guidance in Arabic Grammar". A Compilation of the Rules of Arabic Syntax translated by Shaykh Ali Abdur-Rasheed. Copyright 2008 Ali Abdur-Rasheed (aliarasheed@gmail.com). Published by Madani E-Publications. All rights reserved. No part of this document may be published without express written consent. Al-Islam.org is grateful to Shaykh Ali Abdur-Rasheed for his written consent to host this work.
  • al-Fawaid as-Samadiyyah fi an-Nahw

    "Eternally Useful Lessons in Arabic Syntax". Translation and Commentary by Shaykh Ali Abdur-Rasheed. Copyright 2008 Ali Abdur-Rasheed (aliarasheed@gmail.com) Madani E-Publications. All rights reserved. No portion of this book may be reproduced for publication without the express written consent of the author. Al-Islam.org is grateful to Shaykh Ali Abdur-Rasheed for his written consent to host this work.
  • Arabic Grammar for the Holy Qur'an

    Published by Hawzat al-Qaem under the auspices of Imam Mahdi Association of Marjaeya (I.M.A.M.) This e-book covers the Arabic Alphabet and the Arabic Noun, including Prepositions, Nouns: Singular, Dual and Plural (Sound and Broken Plurals), Detached and Attached Pronouns, Demonstrative Nouns, Relative Nouns, and Verbal Nouns. The Arabic Verb is NOT covered in this document (i.e. it discusses Nahw but not Sarf).
  • A Summary of Tasreef - Part 2/2

    Al-Mujaz fi al-Tasreef - A Concise Treatise on The Morphology of the Arabic Word. Part Two: The Noun (pages 316-443) Second Edition. Madani E-Publications (aliarasheed@gmail.com). All rights reserved by the Author. Reproduction of this publication in any form, in whole or in part, without the express written permission of the author is prohibited. Al-Islam.org is grateful to the author for his written permission to host this work.
  • A Summary of Tasreef - Part 1/2

    Al-Mujaz fi al-Tasreef - A Concise Treatise on The Morphology of the Arabic Word. Part One: The Verb (pages 1-315). Second Edition. Madani E-Publications (aliarasheed@gmail.com). All rights reserved by the Author. Reproduction of this publication in any form, in whole or in part, without the express written permission of the author is prohibited. Al-Islam.org is grateful to the author for his written permission to host this work.
  • Somaiyeh

    'Somaiyeh' is a wonderful book for children to learn to appreciate all that they have been given, and to understand the Wisdom of Allah (s.w.t.). Through simple words and wonderful pictures, it teaches us to Thank Allah (s.w.t.) despite whatever our circumstances may be.
  • The Goals of Islamic Education

    The purpose and importance of education in light of the Islamic revolution in Iran.
  • Sociology of the Quran Part I

    This is the first part of Martyr Murtada Mutahhari's book Society and History (Jami`e wa tarikhh), which is itself a part of his important work Introduction to the Islamic World Outlook (Muqaddameh'i bar jahan bini‑ye Islami). In this section on society, the author discusses various viewpoints regarding the relationship between individual and society, and explains the Qur'anic viewpoint. Then he goes on to discuss such issues as social freedom and determinism, class division and social polarization, social pluralism and homogeneity, and the future of human societies. The second part of the book about history and the philosophy of history from the viewpoint of the Qur'an will appear 'in sha' Allah in the future issues of Al‑Tawhid.
  • The Human Sciences and Islamic Ideology and Culture

    The relationship between Islamic culture and ideology and the field of human sciences
  • Sociology of the Quran Part II

    This is the second part of Martyr Murtada Mutahhari's book Society and History (Jami'e wa tarikh), of which the first part appeared in the last issue (Vol. I, No. 3). In the first part on society, the author explained the Qur'anic viewpoint about society. Here in the second part, he discusses the problems of philosophy of history and enters into somewhat elaborate statement of the philosophy of historical mater­ialism and criticism of its main doctrines. The third part of the book, which also relates to the problems of history, discusses Islam's philoso­phy of history in relation to the positions of other schools of thought.
  • Women in a Quranic Society

    Role and status of women from the teachings of the Qur'an. Includes status and worth of the sexes, gender roles in society, and extended family.
  • Islam and Womens Rights

    How Islam views Women, and what rights they are given. Also discusses womens position in the East and the West
  • Book Review The Tao of Islam: A Sourcebook on Gender Relationships in Islamic Thought

    Dr. Muhammad Legenhausen reviews book: The Tao of Islam: A Sourcebook on Gender Relationships in Islamic Thought, by Sachiko Murata (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1992)
  • The Divine Cultural Revolution

    What are the main factors responsible for influencing the human life and determining the character of his collective' culture? Which are its primary components and what form do they take in its constitution? These are some of the questions this text attempts to answer.
  • The Causes Responsible for Materialist tendencies in the West (4 of 4)

    What is materialism? Is man materialistic by nature? Materialism in history, in Islam, and in Christianity.