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whowatchesnadia

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Suggested reading during Ramadan?
« on: August 05, 2011, 04:38:16 PM »
Salam!

As I will be fasting this month, I'll be sure to keep my brain occupied and my goal for this year is to read books regarding religion, and I'm sure many of you guys will have some though provoking books to read. Of course the Qur'an is first choice but for the days when I'm at school where I don't think it would be clever to bring one I need other choices.

Your suggestions are greatly appreciated.
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Re: Suggested reading during Ramadan?
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2011, 02:02:29 PM »
Selam

Here is one you can download:

http://www.aastana.com/books/16_E.PDF

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Re: Suggested reading during Ramadan?
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2011, 05:02:20 PM »
tomato is vegetable not fruit...lol

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Re: Suggested reading during Ramadan?
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2011, 01:59:59 AM »
tomato is vegetable not fruit...lol
Selam

A lesson in life, what may appear apparent to you, may need a little research to find the truth  ;)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomato

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Re: Suggested reading during Ramadan?
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2011, 12:47:28 AM »
Selam

Here is one you can download:

http://www.aastana.com/books/16_E.PDF

Peace

Hello hope4. An acquaintance of mine wants to know if the Arabic version of THE TRUTH ABOUT SOUM is also available as an e-book. Could you please help.

Peace,
Hasan Akçay

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Re: Suggested reading during Ramadan?
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2011, 02:52:56 AM »
peace brook,

Your friend might want to read this first:


Critique of Dr Qamar Zaman (aastana) “The Truth about ‘Wudhu’ (Ablution)” p67-87

http://www.islam-and-muslims.com/Critique-Dr-Zaman-Ablution.pdf


His analysis is riddled with errors.
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Re: Suggested reading during Ramadan?
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2011, 03:32:58 AM »
^^

Personally I took a much simpler view of Salaat than what Dr Qamar Zaman suggests in his works. His "Truth About Saum" work is intriguing and like Hope4 I found some of the ideas presented very plausible. However as you pointed out, his work isn't well-grounded with consistent cross-reference--makes it hard to defend his ideas academically (and unfortunately he often presents his ideas in absolutish remarks).



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Re: Suggested reading during Ramadan?
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2011, 04:28:42 PM »
Hello hope4. An acquaintance of mine wants to know if the Arabic version of THE TRUTH ABOUT SOUM is also available as an e-book. Could you please help.

Peace,
Hasan Akçay

Selam Hasan

Sorry I have no knowledge of this, but you can possibly ask in the aastana forum.

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Re: Suggested reading during Ramadan?
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2011, 05:51:44 AM »
peace brook,

Your friend might want to read this first:


Critique of Dr Qamar Zaman (aastana) “The Truth about ‘Wudhu’ (Ablution)” p67-87

http://www.islam-and-muslims.com/Critique-Dr-Zaman-Ablution.pdf


His analysis is riddled with errors.


Summary: review of 19 pages resulted in -

30 errors/problems identified
- (5 of which critical errors)
3 logical fallacies noted
16 instances requiring evidence/referencing

Total = 49 issues to be resolved/clarified
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Re: Suggested reading during Ramadan?
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2011, 03:51:05 AM »
peace all,

Someone else has written a critique of Qamar Zaman's work on "sawm":

http://www.scribd.com/doc/63347625/az-vs-qz-on-saum

So many errors.
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